My son no ISI agent: Arrested youth`s father

The father of a Ranchi youth, who was arrested on suspicion of being an agent of ISI, on Monday denied the charges and said his son was a businessman.

Ranchi: The father of a Ranchi youth, who was arrested on suspicion of being an agent of Pakistani spy agency ISI, on Monday denied the charges and said his son was a businessman.

Fazulur Rehman`s son Faizal was arrested in Uttar Pradesh`s Kanpur district on Sunday.

"My son is innocent. He is a businessman. He is not an ISI agent. He had gone to New Delhi four days ago for business purposes," Fazlur told reporters here.

Faizal, a resident of Ranchi, was married to a Pakistani girl.

"My son had visited Pakistan one year ago. His wife stays in Ranchi," he said.

Faizal and his family live in a Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) quarter here.

Based on the Uttar Pradesh Police`s inputs, Ranchi police on Sunday searched the house of Faizal. According to police sources, some incriminating documents were found.

IANS

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