Omani citizen picked up from military area for spying

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Hisar, Feb 5 (PTI) An Omani citizen was arrested from amilitary area here on suspicion of spying and sent to judicialcustody for 14 days, police said today.

Hassan Bin Obdullah Bin Abraham (35) was picked up fromthe Army Equine Breeding Stud Farm premises here yesterday.

He was produced before Additional Chief JudicialMagistrate Anshu Shukla, who sent him to judicial custody for14 days.

Abraham said he arrived in India on November 25 last andhad visited Delhi, Ajmer, Bangalore and Mumbai. He claimedthat his passport, visa and other identity papers were stolenwhile travelling in a train from Delhi to Amritsar, they said.

The police informed the Oman Embassy in this regardfollowing which an officer from Embassy visited the policestation here.

Abraham has been booked under the Foreigners Act.

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