Spy Madhuri Gupta`s judicial custody extended

A city court Saturday extended by 14 days the judicial custody of Madhuri Gupta, a junior Indian diplomat arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan`s Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).

Last Updated: May 15, 2010, 12:23 PM IST

New Delhi: A city court Saturday extended by 14 days the judicial custody of Madhuri Gupta, a junior Indian diplomat arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan`s Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja asked jail authorities to produce Gupta, 53, in court May 29.

Gupta, a second secretary at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, was arrested here April 27 on charges of passing on information to the Pakistan intelligence agency.
Gupta, who belongs to Delhi, was earlier in police custody for five days and then on a 14-day judicial custody.

IANS