New Delhi, Dec 5: Munawwar Ahmed Mir, a retired army havaldar who had fought the Kargil war is being brought to New Delhi after his alleged role in the ISI spy had been found.
The Delhi Police is bringing him to New Delhi for further questioning after it was found that Mir had leaked sensitive information relating to the army to the ISI.
Mir had retired from service in the year 2011 and was working as a political worker since then. He was picked up from Manjakote in Jammu's Rajouri district. Mir had joined the army in 1995 and had served for sometime in the Jammu and Kashmir Infantry and Rashtriya Rifles. In Delhi he will questioned by the police who have booked him under 3/9 Official Secrets Act.
The alleged role played by Mir
Mir's name had cropped up following the arrest of another spy, Kafaitullah Khan. Mir however denied being part of any racket and told the police that he was being framed. The police however say that there are recorded conversations to suggest that Mir was speaking with another person about passing on sensitive documents.
The police hope to elicit more information from Mir. Delhi police officials say that this spy ring hosted by the ISI spread across the country and they would carry out investigations in other states as well.
Meanwhile the locals in Manjakote say that Mir is innocent. They feel that he is being framed. The residents say that he had even taken part in the Kargil war and these allegations that are being levelled against him are baseless.