Lucknow: A suspected ISI agent arrested in Kanpur on Saturday, has revealed during his interrogation that he was spying on the Indian Army. He has also reportedly confessed to having taken his training in Pakistan.
He has admitted that he was sending information about the Indian Army across the border through internet and telephone links.
The agent is being questioned by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS).
Imtiaz Ali, who hails from Jhansi, was nabbed by ATS sleuths from Bhauti area earlier today in Kanpur, about 80 km from state capital Lucknow.
"Documents related to defence establishments in various districts of Uttar Pradesh have been recovered from Ali's possession," a senior ATS official told a media service.
The official said as part of the ISI training, Ali had gone to Karachi in November last year. "After undergoing the training, he returned in February and was entrusted with passing on information related to cantonments in Agra, Meerut and Jhansi."
Additional Director General (Law and Order) A.K. Jain confirmed the arrest but refused to divulge details.
First Published: Saturday, September 12, 2009, 17:33