Three arrested in Kolkata for links to Pakistan’s ISI

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Kolkata: The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police on Sunday arrested 3 persons from a southern partial of a city for their purported links to Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).

The contingent — agreement jack-of-all-trades of a Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd Irshad Ansari (51), his son Asfaq Ansari (23) and relations Mohammed Jahangir — were arrested this afternoon from a Dr Sudhir Bose Road in a Iqbalpur military hire area in a southern partial of a city, a comparison STF officer said.

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Besides several papers divulgence their links to a ISI, a STF also recovered Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) of a face value Rs dual lakh from Irshad and Rs 1.5 lakh from his son Asfaq and Jahangir respectively, he said.

The military claimed that both Irshad and Jahangir were operative for a Pakistani view group for some-more than 10 years and that they were flitting on information from a country.

The purpose of Asfaq, who is a second year BA tyro of a south Kolkata college, is nonetheless to be ascertained, he said.

“They had been visiting Pakistan for several years and there they were lerned by a ISI for this specific service. We are questioning serve into their roles,” he said.

Asked either these contingent had any tie with a Pakistani representative arrested by a Uttar Pradesh STF in Meerut, a officer said: “We can't slight that also. We will get in hold with a UP STF.”

The GRSE is one of a country’s heading shipyards that especially builds and repairs blurb and naval vessels.

The Kolkata Police STF had arrested a hermit twin — Akhtar and Jaffar Khan — as suspected ISI agents from Collin travel a few weeks back.