Wanted man with suspected ISI links arrested

February 9th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Delhi Police Monday said that it had arrested a member of the notorious Naeem Sabir gang who had escaped to Pakistan and was approached there by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency for espionage.

“We arrested Qasim after he arrived by Thar Express in Rajasthan Sunday,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Alok Kumar said.

“During questioning he said after escaping from India he went to Pakistan and stayed with his relatives in Taksali, Lahore. He also said that during his stay in Pakistan an ISI agent Hashim approached him to work for him. The facts are being further probed,” he added.

Qasim, who carries a reward of Rs.25,000, had escaped to Pakistan after killing a man and injuring two others in a gunbattle with a rival gang near Lahori Gate area in July last year.

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