New Delhi, Nov. 29 (PTI): A BSF head constable and a suspected ISI operative have been arrested for alleged involvement in an espionage racket in which they traded secret defence information, Delhi police said today.
Kafaitullah Khan, 44, is a resident of Jammu's Rajouri and head constable Abdul Rasheed is posted in the BSF's intelligence wing in the same district, joint police commissioner (crime) Ravindra Yadav said.
"Khan is a handler of Pakistan Intelligence Operative (PIO) and Rasheed was one of his chief sources. The racket run by them is supported by Pakistan's ISI," Yadav said. PIO mainly tracks deployment of security forces and air force operations.
Khan, a school library assistant, was held at Jammu station on Thursday with "documents having implication on national security", the officer said. "In 2013, he visited Pakistan and came into contact with an ISI agent. He agreed to share secret information on defence forces in exchange for money," said Yadav. Rasheed is his relative, the police said.