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Two ISI agents sentenced for spying in India

January 19, 2010 22:26 IST

Two alleged agents of Pakistani intelligence agency Inter Services Intelligence were sentenced ten and five years of rigorous imprisonment respectively for spying in India.

The convicts were identified as Adil Anjum Nazir Ahmed and Abdul Shakur Hafiz.

Ahmed and Hafiz were sentenced to ten and five years of rigorous imprisonment respectively by additional sessions court in Bhuj.

Additional Session Judge A M Bhimani also slapped fine of Rs 38,000 and Rs 28,000 each. The duo were arrested by Lucknow police in 2006 and their interrogation revealed that the two had stayed in Bhuj and sent crucial information to their bosses in neighbouring country.

They were handed over to Bhuj police on February 4, 2007, police said.

Their interrogation revealed that they had sent information about Bhuj army camp, air port and Kandla port. The photographs and maps of these places were also recovered from their possession, they said.

In all six persons were chargsheeted in the matter including four locals for providing logistic help. However, the court on lack of evidence acquitted them.

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