Agartala: The arrested ISI agent, Manir
Khan, is a sub-inspector of the army intelligence wing of
Pakistan who tried to settle in the North-East with a fake
Indian identity, CID sources said today.
Khan also tried to open a computer kiosk for creating
a network for ISI in the region, they said.
During interrogation by the central intelligence
agency RAW and intelligence officials of the Punjab police,
Munir Khan alias Omar Ashraf admitted that he was a
sub-inspector of Pakistan Army Intelligence and got arms
training and special training for gathering intelligence
outputs from India, the sources said.
Munir was recruited in 2008 and after his training
last year, he went to Bangladesh from Karachi and communicated
with other ISI agents in the neighbouring country before his
He again entered Tripura through Bangladesh on June
24 and arrested here along with six Indian collaborators on
Soon after his arrest, he confessed during
interrogation that he had entered Tripura via Bangladesh to go
to Punjab to monitor army movement and report to ISI
headquarters, they said.
Munir is also stated to have links with the Dawood
Ibrahim gang and assigned the task of networking among
supporters and activists of Muslim fundamentalists in
the North Eastern region, an intelligence official said.
On July 6 Munir and his six Indian collaborators were
remanded in ten days` police custody.