Suspected ISI agent caught in Kolkata, sent to police custody

Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) A city court on Sunday remanded suspected ISI agent Akhtar Khan in police custody till November 29. He was nabbed by Special Task Force (STF) of police on Saturday evening from the city’s CR Avenue area.

Akhtar Khan was presented before a city court, which granted the prosecution’s plea and remanded him in police custody for 14 days.

Khan, from whose possession several forged documents and fake Indian currency notes of the face value exceeding Rs.1.72 lakh were seized, has been booked under for waging war against India and several other offences.

According to police, Khan who used several aliases, was employed as a bartender in the city but worked as a spy for Pakistan. He is believed to have lived in Karachi from 1985 before coming to India in 2008.

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