India arrests Pakistan high commission official for alleged espionage

NEW DELHI: Pakistani High Commission officer Mahmood Akhtar and four other employees have been arrested by the Indian police in New Delhi on Thursday.
According to reports of Indian media,the official was on Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit’s staff and was in possession of highly classified army-related documents.
The man held for espionage is identified as 35-year-old Mohammed Akhtar. The Intelligence Bureau had reportedly tailed him for a week.