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Sep 22, 2009 at 02:24pm IST

Alleged ISI agent arrested in Patna

Patna: A dismissed jawan of the Indian Army working as an alleged ISI agent has been arrested in Patna with “important military papers” relating to the Indo-Pak border, a top police officer said on Tuesday.

Authorities described his arrest by the Special Task Force of Bihar Police as a “big catch”.

Acting on a tip-off by the Intelligence Bureau and other Intelligence agencies, the STF personnel raided a place under Kankarbagh police station and arrested Sudhanshu Sudhakar on Monday evening, Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Neelmani said.

UNDER ARREST: Authorities described the arrest of alleged ISI agent as a "big catch".

Sudhakar, who was allegedly carrying “important military secrets relating to the western side of the Indo-Pak border”, was booked under the Official Secrets Act.

Neelmani said he was a dismissed a sepoy of the Indian Army.

The state police headquarters has informed officials of the Union Home Ministry and top authorities of Intelligence Bureau about the arrest.