The Punjab Police which arrested a man on Monday has said that he is a Pakistan spy, reports NDTV. The police on Tuesday said that Irshad Ahmed, arrested following an intelligence tip-off, is an agent of Pakistan’s spy agency ISI (Inter-Service Intelligence).Ahmed, was working undercover as a manual labourer at Indian Army’s 29 Division Headquarter in Mamoon Cantonmemt in Pathankot where the recent terror attack took place. <!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Intelligence agencies have got a number of photos of sensitive military installations and equipments from Ahmed’s phone. They said that he was assigned with gathering images of installations and equipments within the cantonment and send it to his Indian handler, Sajjad in Jammu. They are trying to find out how Ahmed received instructions from Pakistan.However, they are yet to establish a direct link between the alleged spy and the terror attack. Ahmed’s handler Sajjad who was arrested for illegal possesion of arms, is believed to be a conduit between Irshad and Pakistani handlers. He is said to have sent the photographs to Irshad and Pakistani handlers via chat messaging services or email. Sajjad will be questioned based on what Ahmed says to the security agencies. Pakistan has said on Mondaythat it plans to seek more evidence from India, days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the outcome of the investigation into the assault would be made public soon. A Pakistani government team investigating the Pathankot airbase attack will ask the foreign ministry to seek more evidence from India.”The team has almost completed its investigation into five cellphone numbers (allegedly used for making calls from Pakistan to India) provided by the Indian government. No further leads were found from these numbers because they were unregistered and had fake identities,” Dawn newspaper quoted a source as saying.On January 2, militants from Pakistan attacked the Pathankot Air Force base leading to seven men from security services being martyred and six terrorists being killed.With agency inputs.
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