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.
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.