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Wednesday, 30 April 2014 - 19:25
Sri Lankan who spied for Pakistan arrested in India
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Central Intelligence Agencies of India and the Tamil Nadu police have busted a major terror network with the arrest of a Sri Lankan national with links to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in Chennai yesterday.

The suspect has been identified as 37-year-old Sri Lankan; Sakir Hussain hailed from Kandy and traveled between Sri Lanka and India pretending that he was engaged in business.

A senior officer attached to the Central Intelligence Agencies of India told the Times of India that Hussain has allegedly been handled by a senior official in the Pakistan High commission in Colombo.

He also said that Hussain was assigned to recruit youths from Tamil Nadu for terror activities apart from his job of espionage.

At the same time, Central Intelligence Agencies of India said that it acted on a tip-off and laid a trap to round up the suspect.

 
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