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14 Pakistanis arrested for ‘spying’ in India: govt

The Indian government has issued a report, claiming to have either arrested or “neutralized” 14 Pakistani nationals from various states across the country during the last three years.
According to Indian media, the Indian authorities also arrested 49 local Indians for espionage during this period, taking the total arrests to 63 for such activities.
Replying to a question, Indian Minister of State for Home Jitendra Prasad said in a written reply: “Out of 63 agents, 53 were neutralised in the border states (Rajasthan-9, Himachal Pradesh-3, Uttar Pradesh-5, Punjab-24, Occupied Jammu and Kashmir-1, Maharashtra-1, Tripura-2, Bihar-1 and Uttarakhand-3). Among them, 49 were Indians and 14 Pakistani nationals.”
He said 26 agents were arrested in 2009, 18 in 2010, 14 in 2011 and five between January and August 20, this year. “Out of the 63 arrested agents, three were found to have been involved in criminal activities such as being in possession of illegal arms and Fake Indian Currency Notes,” he said.

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