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UP ATS arrests suspected ISI agent Jamaluddin in Lucknow

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 23 Aug 2016 5:23 PM GMT

UP ATS arrests suspected ISI agent Jamaluddin in Lucknow
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ISI agent held in a joint operation by ATS and army intelligence
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Lucknow: A suspected Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent has been arrested from the capital of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday evening.

Alleged of providing financial assistance to ISI supporters in India, Jamaluddin was apprehended in a joint operation carried out by UP Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) and Rajasthan Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

The arrest:

  • The ATS came to know that Jamaluddin was frequently receiving money from a gulf country through hawala (illegal money transfer).
  • The investigation was headed by ATS Additional Director General (ADG) Daljit Singh Chaudhary and Inspector General (IG) Asim Arun.
  • Jamaluddin was also found transferring Rs 30,000 every month to the account of one Govardhan hailing from Pokhran in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district.
  • According to official sources, the police was keeping a close watch on Jamaluddin for the last six months.
  • Jamaluddin is the son of one Moinuddin and hails from Rasulpur locality in Nevada village of UP’s Ghazipur district.

About Govardhan:

  • According to police, Govardhan is former Indian army official.
  • He is alleged of providing classified Indian Army information to Pakistan.
  • He was detained by the Rajasthan police on December 27 last.
  • Jamaluddin was arrested following the information given by Govardhan during interrogation.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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