Agencies detain RAW agent, family in Gujjar Khan

By: News Desk      Published: 11:50 AM, 16 Aug, 2020
Agencies detain RAW agent, family in Gujjar Khan
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Law enforcement agencies conducted a raid in Gujjar Khan and arrested an agent of India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) Muhammad Jalal along with his wife and children, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday, quoting its sources.

The sources maintained that the agencies have shifted Muhammad Jalal to an unknown location for interrogation.

According to the TV channel, the law enforcement agencies in a joint operation with Punjab Elite Force, Rawalpindi Police and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Police conducted the operation and arrested the wife and children of RAW agent Muhammad Jalal.

On August 12, Pakistan’s intelligence agencies have identified a major cyber-attack by Indian intelligence agencies involving a range of cyber-crimes including deceitful fabrication by hacking personal mobiles and technical gadgets of government officials and military personnel.

On July 15, Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) Anti-Terrorism Wing in a major operation arrested Zafar, a key member of Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)’s sleeper cell in Karachi.

The accused Zafar has been involved in several bomb blasts and targeted killings. The arrested accused has received 14-month terrorist training in India, officials of the FIA Karachi said.

On May 16, FIA Counterterrorism Wing arrested a Special Branch police official over his suspected links with Indian spy agency RAW in Karachi. According to the FIA, ASI Musawwar Naqvi was an important member of a sleeper cell operated by the RAW. 

Naqvi had been working in the surveillance unit at the Jinnah International Airport where he used to facilitate his colleagues in their movement.

On March 20, Karachi Police arrested three RAW-trained members of a banned outfit Backed by secret services, the capital police arrested three members of an MQM London sleeper cell, AIG Ghulam Nabi said.