Indian female spy arrested:
By Muhammad Najeeb
Dec 13 (IANS) Amid escalating tension between Pakistan and
India in the wake of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, officials
here said Saturday security forces had captured an Indian
female spy from near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
interior ministry official confirmed the arrest and said this
was the second Indian spy to be arrested in Pakistan in less
than two months.
official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the burqa-clad
woman, arrested after intelligence reports, was shifted to
Islamabad and was being interrogated.
security agencies, the official said there was "strong
evidence" of the woman's Indian nationality and that
she was "an employee of a top Indian intelligence agency."
official said another spy from an Indian intelligence agency
had been arrested near the border in October, though he refused
to give the name of the arrested "spies", saying
this would be made public after interrogation.
said security had been beefed up along the Pakistan-Afghanistan
border following the tension between Pakistan and India.