Six alleged Inter-Services Intelligence agents, including two sacked ordnance factory workers and a municipal corporation employee, passing on sensitive information to Pakistan intelligence agency have been arrested in Kanpur.
Superintendent of Police R P Singh said the six persons, including one Deepak Verma, a municipal corporation employee, Backruddin and Ali Alla, sacked ordnance factory workers operating a telephone booth, were arrested from various localities of the city.
They were arrested on the basis of revelations made by an alleged ISI agent Sushil Sharma held in Gwalior recently, he said.
While Verma used to supply information on phone, Backruddin used to compile information on a floppy and pass it on to some people in Delhi to be forwarded to ISI.
He was paid Rs 20,000 for the work, the SSP said.
All the arrests were made with the help of local unit of military intelligence. The links of the other arrested persons were being investigated, he said.
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