Patwari detained for allegedly spying in Pokharan

 ATS Rajasthan has detained an ex-armyman near Pokhran who maybe an agent of Pakistan's Intel-Services Intelligence, as per media reports on Sunday.

Jaipur: ATS Rajasthan has detained an ex-armyman near Pokhran who maybe an agent of Pakistan's Intel-Services Intelligence, as per media reports on Sunday.

It was a joint operation of Rajasthan ATS and Uttar Pradesh ATS.

Patwari Gordhan Singh, ex-army Havildar, was detained in joint operation in Pokharan tehsil, Rajasthan's ATS and SOG Additional Director General of Police Alok Tripathi said, as per PTI.

Since Pokharan was very sensitive area in view of Nuclear Explosion I and II, the ex-army Havildar was detained for his suspicious role and alleged spying activities under "official secret act", the ADG said.

Some important links were detected from the detained Patwari, he added.

(With Agency inputs)

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