Innocent Pak Sikh detained for `spying`
Diljit Singh was detained in Bahawalpur city on suspicion of spying for India.
Lahore: A Pakistani Sikh was taken into
custody by an intelligence agency in Punjab province on
charges of spying for India and briefly detained till his
innocence was proved, police officials said on Friday.
Diljit Singh was detained in Bahawalpur city yesterday
on suspicion of spying for India.
He was set free today, the officials said.
According to police, Singh, a quack, was "illegally
practicing" in Bahawalpur, some 500 km from Lahore.
"Officials of an intelligence agency picked him
following an unconfirmed report that he was spying for India,"
a police official said.
After nothing was established against Singh, the
intelligence agency released him this afternoon.