India claims arrest of a Pakistani spy in Pokhran, Rajasthan


India has claimed that a Pakistani spy was arrested on Monday from Pokhran in Rajasthan.

The arrested person, Sumer Khan, is alleged of collecting secret information regarding Indian Air Force’s “Iron Fist” exercise that was recently held at the Pokhran ranges, Zeenews reported.

Over 225 fighters and transport aircraft, including Mirage 2000, Jaguar 2000, MiG 27, MIG 21, MIG 29, C130J, AN-32, Embraer and the IL-76 and unmanned aerial vehicles, participated in the event, firing rockets, missiles and bombs and laser guided weapons.

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Defence Minister AK Antony were among the leaders who witnessed the largest firepower demonstration of IAF on February 22. Military attaches of several countries were also present.