Surankote resident allegedly spying for Pakistan arrested in Punjab
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Surankote resident allegedly spying for Pakistan arrested in Punjab

A man from Jammu and Kashmir was arrested by Punjab Police on Tuesday for allegedly spying for Pakistan in Pathankot, by clicking photographs of sensitive defence establishments, police said.

A man from Jammu and Kashmir was arrested by Punjab Police on Tuesday for allegedly spying for Pakistan in Pathankot, by clicking photographs of sensitive defence establishments, police said.

Irshad Ahmed, who belongs to Surankote area of Jammu and Kashmir, was working as a labourer with a contractor in Punjab.

Police recovered photographs of Mamun Cantonment, the largest cantonment of the Indian Army, and other defence installations in the area, from the spy's possession, an officer said.

"He was supplying photographs to his ISI handlers in Pakistan," the officer said.

Sources said that based on interrogation of the alleged spy, his brother was also arrested from Jammu region on Tuesday.

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