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Updated on: Monday, October 25, 2021, 09:22 PM IST

Gujarat ATS arrests BSF personnel for allegedly passing sensitive info to Pakistan

The BSF constable Mohammad Sajjad was arrested from Gujrat's Gandhinagar
BSF constable Mohammad Sajjad  | Photo: ANI

BSF constable Mohammad Sajjad | Photo: ANI

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The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Monday arrested a Border Security Force (BSF) personnel posted in Bhuj, Kutch district, for allegedly passing sensitive information to neighbouring Pakistan.

The BSF constable Mohammad Sajjad was arrested from Gujrat's Gandhinagar, news agency ANI reported. The accused is a resident of Sarula village in the Rajauri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

It is reported that Sajjad had visited Pakistan and stayed there for 46 days before joining the BSF. He allegedly used to send sensitive information to Pakistan through WhatsApp.

The accused was arrested from the BSF Station Head Quarters in Kutch Bhuj and upon search, two mobile phone attached sim cards and two additional sim cards were found in his possession.

According to a statement released by Gujarat ATS, the accused Sajjad was using a registered cellphone number on his Adhaar card. He also has a passport registered from Jammu using which he traveled to Pakistan using Samjhauta Express from Attari Railway Station on December 1, 2011.

Further investigation is underway.

(with inputs from ANI)

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Published on: Monday, October 25, 2021, 09:22 PM IST
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