Assam: Suspected ISI operative held with wife in Tinsukia

Assam: Suspected ISI operative held with spouse in Tinsukia

Tinsukia:  Indian military has apprehended a suspected ISI operative alongside together with his spouse from a lodge in Assam’s Tinsukia city and recovered a pretend Energy Grid Company id card from his possession.

The accused has been recognized as Md Hayat Khatib, 37, a resident of Karnataka and his spouse as Samina Yakub, 24, a resident of Jammu & Kashmir, who have been staying at Resort Sapphire.

In line with extremely positioned sources in intelligence businesses, the couple have been staying in a fancy lodge in Tinsukia since August 16 and have visited Tinsukia quite a few occasions.

A supply stated, “Based mostly on particular intelligence inputs, troops beneath 73 Brigade of Indian military launched a secret operation, and had put the couple on their radar. They have been monitoring every motion for the previous few days earlier than lastly nabbing them on Thursday with the assistance of Tinsukia police.”

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“The agent has been impersonating himself as divisional engineer of Energy Grid Company of India, stationed at Changlang, and has produced the identical ID within the lodge as proof,” the supply added.

Describing the modus operandi, the supply stated, the suspected particular person by some means attempt to get in contact with safety personnel and senior rank officers. “Later, he develops a friendship with them and entered right into a delicate cantonment and restricted space with their assist.”

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Sources stated, throughout preliminary interrogation, the accused admitted that he had come to Tinsukia on a number of events on the pretext of enterprise. “Nonetheless, when safety personnel, verified his claims by talking with particular person he claims to have a enterprise, his lie was uncovered”, the supply stated.

The suspect was staying at Sapphire lodge with the assistance of a pretend Id card which is seen as a procedural lapse.

Sources claimed that the accused has been put beneath interrogation at a military location and a number of safety and intelligence businesses are questioning him on the time of submitting this information report.