ITANAGAR, Jan 9 - A man suspected to be a spy of Pakistan intelligence agencies has been arrested in Anjaw district, Army sources said. The accused has been identified as Nirmal Rai, a resident of Sadiya in Assam�s Tinsukia district, they said.
State DGP SBK Singh, when contacted, said Rai had been working as an Army porter at Kibithu and Dichu � two border posts along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
He was arrested on January 6 by Army personnel and handed over to Arunachal Pradesh Police a day after, the DGP said.
�Rai worked at a burger shop in Dubai between 2016 and 2018 before moving to Kibithu,� he said, adding that more details in the case would be available after interrogation.
Army sources told this news agency that Rai had been under watch for over a month due to his suspicious behaviour.
The suspected spy was probably trained and recruited by a Dubai-based handler of Pakistan�s ISI, an Army personnel said. �He was involved in passing on sensitive information on location and deployment of Army units, weapon profiles and artillery guns at Kibithu, as well as infrastructure development along the LAC,� he said. � PTI