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ISI-related Modules Neutralised outside J&K and Northeast since 2004







January 3 and January 6, 2004

Jalandhar, Punjab

Eight persons were arrested in connection with the circulation of fake currency smuggled into the country as part of a network sponsored by the ISI

Rupees 5.52 Lakhs in fake currency


January 10, 2004

Hyderabad, Siddipet in Medak district, Andhra Pradesh

Six youths suspected to be ISI agents were arrested from two separate places in the state



January 22, 2004

New Delhi

Delhi Police arrests a Hizb-e-Islami (HeI) terrorist, Ayaz Mohammad Shah, near the Metro railway station in north-east Delhi

3.5 kg of high explosives and Rupees three lakhs


January 25, 2004

Laxmi Nagar, East Delhi

Delhi Police arrests three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists from Laxmi Nagar

Three kilogram of high explosives, detonators, timers, rocket-propelled grenades and foreign currency


February 8, 2004

Ghosepukur, Darjeeling district, West Bengal

A Bangladeshi ISI agent is arrested by the Army

A mobile phone, three rounds of SLR cartridge, a camera, a map showing the location of an army base


February 12, 2004

Mukarba Chowk area of North West Delhi

A Jammu based trans-border terrorists’ courier, Ved Prakash Sharma alias Billa, was arrested by the Delhi Police

Four kilograms of high-grade explosives


March 9, 2004

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

A 40-year-old Pakistani national, who was carrying a Bangladeshi passport, is arrested on charges of espionage. Arshad Mahmood was passing on sensitive information to Pakistan's intelligence officers through e-mail

'Photographs of army units and locations, sketch map of army units location in Secunderabad-Hyderabad, copies of e-mails and a sum of Rupees 31,000 in Indian currency were seized from his one-room rented house at Muthyalabagh


March 27, 2004

Bhogal, New Delhi

Irshad Ahmed Malik, a LeT activist, is arrested by the Delhi Police from outside a guesthouse for allegedly trying to set up a terrorist base in the city



March 30, 2004

Goraya area of Jalandhar district in Punjab

Five LeT terrorists are arrested



April 29, 2004

Durg, Akola district of Maharashtra

Three suspected hardcore Punjab terrorists were arrested

A Pakistan made-9 mm carbine, one pistol, 40 live cartridges and Rupees 9,000


May 4, 2004

Rishra in Hooghly district, West Bengal

Three members of an ISI module were arrested

CDs, pictures of Barauni Oil Refinery in Bihar and rail and road bridges were seized


May 7, 2004

Chowgacha village, Nadia district in West Bengal

The West Bengal Police arrests six suspected ISI agents



June 10, 2004

Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh Police arrests a suspected agent of the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Anees Mohinuddin



July 20, 2004

Amritsar, Punjab

Three persons arrested alongwith a large amount of arms and ammunition

A rifle with a telescope, two Springfield rifles, two Carbines, two pistols of .410 bore, two rifles of .303 bore, three guns of 12 bore, pistol of 38 prohibited bore, four parts of guns


July 26, 2004

New Delhi

A 23-year-old Pakistani national was arrested from a cyber cafe in the Laxmi Nagar area of East Delhi while sending sensitive defence matter through the Internet

Site plan of the Delhi Cantonment area, telephone numbers of defence establishments, a loaded camera with clicked photographs of defence areas and a diary containing Pakistan numbers along with Pakistani and Bangladeshi currency, an ATM card of Muslim Commercial Bank and fake driving licenses


August 26, 2004

Kolkata, West Bengal

Ali Bhai, a suspected ISI agent, is arrested from the Bowbazaar area

Data downloaded from his computer shows he was collecting information about defence officials in key posts and their responsibilities and capacity


August 29, 2004

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Eight suspected LeT cadres planned to attack Americans visiting the State and incite communal tension through a series of explosions during the Ganesh festival

Explosives, a car and four motorcycles were seized


November 25, 2004

New Delhi

Delhi Police arrested a Pakistani national from the New Delhi railway station, allegedly trying to set up an espionage base

Sketches and photographs of defence installations


December 22, 2004

New Delhi

Four persons, including two Bangladeshi conduits, are arrested along with fake currency

Rupees 46 lakh in fake currency


December 26, 2004

Amritsar, Punjab

Sunny Shairaj alias Rashid Massih, who belonged to the Field Intelligence Unit of Pakistani military, was arrested while he was e-mailing secret documents, pertaining to the Indian defence, to one Major Tariq from a cyber cafe near the GND University



January 16, 2005

Karol Bagh, New Delhi

The Delhi Police arrests Aijaz Ahmed Farash, a Pakistan-trained terrorist of the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen



February 12, 2005

New Delhi

Delhi Police arrests a HM terrorist and a Pakistani agent, identified as Mohammed Ahsun Untoo, from Church road in the Cantonment area



March 7, 2005

Dehradun, Uttaranchal

Arrested LeT terrorist, Mohammad Iftikar Ehsan Malick, was studying in a bio-technology institute in Uttaranchal for over a year



March 10, 2005

Lalkurti, Uttar Pradesh

Police arrest an ISI agent, identified as Khalil Husain Shah



April 28, 2005

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Abdul Rezzak, a suspected ISI agent, is arrested for running a fake currency racket



March 19, 2005

Kaliachak in Malda, West Bengal

ISI agent and a member of the a member of Al Badr Eyaz Mohammed arrested



May 11, 2005

New Delhi

A suspected ISI agent, a citizen of Nepal, was arrested by the Delhi Police from the New Delhi railway station

High quality heroin worth Rs 1 crores and fake currency worth Rs 1.95 lakhs


May 12, 2005

Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi

An alleged LeT terrorist is arrested by the Delhi Police soon after he arrived by an Air India flight IC 856 from Singapore. Harun Rashid, a resident of Siwan in the State of Bihar, had disclosed that he was working for a LeT module in association with Parvez and Doctor



May 30, 2005

Ajmer, Rajasthan

A ISI agent, Mohammed Mehmood alias Sahil alias Aplu, is arrested from a hotel

One camera, diary and one Pakistani bank ATM card and cash worth Rs. 3000


June 1, 2005

New Delhi

The Delhi Police conducted a raid at the hideout of Jaspal Singh, an accused in the twin cinema halls bomb blast at Inderpuri

1 kg of RDX, a timer, detonator, a.303 rifle, 20 rounds of ammunitions, a uniform of a Punjab Police head constable and several fake driving licenses


June 5, 2005

Nawanshahar, Punjab

A joint team of the Delhi and Punjab Police arrested two Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) activists from Nawanshahar district

Two slabs of RDX weighing one kilogram, 11 detonators and cordex wires


June 8, 2005

New Delhi

Jagtar Singh Hawara, 'operations chief' of the BKI in India was arrested along with two other accused in the May 22, 2005 theatre blasts from the G.T. Karnal Road in Narela Industrial Area

10.35 kgs of RDX, four pistols of foreign make, 207 live cartridges, three remote-controlled explosive devices and a hand grenade


June 10, 2005

New Delhi

A HM cadre is arrested along with explosives at the inter-state bus terminus. Brought explosives to supply to a module of the organisation in Delhi

Half kilogram of RDX


June 12, 2005


Five persons, Ajaib Singh, Charanjit Kaur, Amit Marwah, Balwinder Singh and Sukhwinder Singh, were arrested for having links with Jagtar Singh Hawara

20 electrical detonators, 30 mechanical detonators, four batteries, nine belts, eight bomb connections, an ABCD timer, eight bomb coils along with a timer bomb with maximum limit adjustment of 72 hours and more than thousand live cartridges


June 16, 2005

Ropar district, Punjab

Two close associates of Jagtar Singh Hawara, Swarn Singh and Paramjit Singh alias Bhola, are arrested

10 kg of RDX, a detonating device switch, 10 PE3A gelatin sticks, two infusion sticks, nine ABCD timers, four highly sophisticated grenades, nine clap switches, one live bomb and two .25 mm Chinese made pistol


June 18, 2005

Hoshiarpur district, Punjab

A BKI activist, Ashwani Dadwal alias Jangali, is arrested

One kg of RDX and two detonators


June 25, 2005

Butala, Punjab

A BKI activist, Tarsem Singh, allegedly a ‘human bomb’ who was planning to target Ashutosh Maharaj, the head of a religious sect, is arrested

Sophisticated electronic devices found wrapped around his waist, hand-grenade, 550 live cartridges of AK-47, detonators and ‘bottle bombs’


June 28, 2005

New Delhi

A BKI cadre, Satnam Singh, is arrested from the Majnu Ka Tila area. Satnam Singh, who was part of the module headed by Jagtar Singh Hawara, had agreed to become a 'human bomb' and was reportedly hiding at a Gurdwara (Sikh place of worship) near the place of arrest

A pistol and 15 live cartridges


July 1, 2005

New Delhi

Delhi Police is reported to have arrested four terrorists, Masood, Zahid, Bashir and Nazir, from the South-West Delhi area

Four Chinese pistols, its 18 cartridges, 35 cartridges of AK-47 rifle, one hand grenade, Rupees 50,000 fake currency, a cheque of Rupees 9.5 lakh. a map of the Indira Gandhi International Airport and army dresses


July 16, 2005

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Police arrest two suspected ISI agents from Zewar and Phase II area of Noida near the capital city of Delhi.

Incriminating documents including maps of vital installations.


July 17, 2005

Faridabad, Haryana

The Police arrest two women on charges of being accomplices of the two alleged ISI agents, who were earlier arrested on July 16.



August 4, 2005

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Rajasthan Police arrested an ISI agent while he was trying to get an Indian passport.

He was identified as Shahnawaz Khan who lived in Kolkata, capital of West Bengal, for several years before migrating to Pakistan in 1969.

A diary with information on military installations in Rajasthan along with a debit card and a mobile phone.


September 7, 2005


ISI agent, Irfan Kausar, is arrested from the New Delhi area.


September 15, 2005

Malerkotla in the Sangrur district of Punjab

Delhi Police neutralised an ISI base in Punjab and arrested Mohammed Ramzan, an alleged agent, who had been tasked to provide shelter to other operatives.



October 4, 2005


Police arrested a Hizb-ul-Mujahideen cadre near Golcha Cinema in the Daryaganj area.

Rupees 10 lakhs


November 10, 2005

Jalandhar, Punjab

Two Pakistani nationals are arrested from the Jalandhar district in Punjab along with sensitive documents pertaining to vital Army installations. One was of them was identified as Khurram Shehzad Ali alias Junaid Alam, a resident of Okara in Pakistan.

Sensitive documents


November 11, 2005


An alleged conduit of the JeM who shuttled between India and Bangladesh and had ferried the terrorists involved in the July 5- Ayodhya attack was arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police at Old Delhi Railway Station.



November 24, 2005

West Bengal

Special Cell personnel of the Delhi Police arrested a suspected conduit of the JeM from West Bengal. Police said Amir Ali, a resident of North-24 Parganas district, was part of the network that provided support to those involved in the Ayodhya attack on July 5, 2005.



November 26, 2005

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

The Rajasthan and Gujarat police killed a suspected LeT cadre, Sohrabuddin Anwar Hussain Sheikh, at Ahmedabad.



December 17, 2005

Jodhpur, Rajasthan

A Pakistani national, Jahid, was arrested from Jodhpur.



December 30, 2005

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

The Hyderabad Police arrested four suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) activists.



January 3, 2006

Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh

Bangalore city Police Commissioner, Ajai Kumar Singh, said that they have arrested a LeT terrorist from Andhra Pradesh in connection with the December 28 attack in the Indian Institute of Science campus. Singh said Abdul Rehman, a self-styled LeT commander in south India, was arrested from Nalgonda on January 1.



January 15, 2006

Almatti in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka

A LeT conspiracy to blast reservoirs and power installations in Karnataka was unearthed when the police arrested a terrorist, Habeeb.

Explosive materials, including gelatin sticks, and a diary, a passport and some incriminating documents.


January 20, 2006


Bangalore police arrest two suspected LeT operatives, Irfan, an Islamic preacher from Uttar Pradesh, and Afsar Pasha, a native of Chintamani in the Kolar district of Karnataka.



January 22, 2006

Hesaraghatta on the outskirts of Bangalore

Nizamuddin alias Munna and M. Noorulla Khan, both residents of Chintamani in the Kolar district of Karnataka, were arrested.

Two ‘tin bombs’, one ‘tiffin-carrier bomb’, a country-made revolver with three rounds, three electrical detonators and a telephone book


January 30, 2006

Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra

Mumbai Police arrested two persons, including a Pakistan-trained bomb-maker

Two imported firearms and approximately one kilogram of highly inflammable high-grade explosive, besides maps of Maharashtra, Mumbai and Manali (Himachal Pradesh)


January 30, 2006

Howrah, Kolkata

Waquar Salim, a Pakistani national allegedly engaged in spying for the ISI, was arrested.

Documents, hand-drawn maps, directory of defence establishments in West Bengal, a diary containing telephone numbers in Pakistan and Bangladesh, Pakistani currency and a camera


February 1, 2006


Police arrested a suspected LeT activist, Chand Pasha, in connection with the December 28-terrorist attack on the IISc campus in Bangalore



February 4, 2006

New Delhi

Nasir, an alleged Hizb-ul-Mujahideen operative is arrested from the Defence Colony area of national capital on charges of funding separatist organisations in J&K.

Two kg of RDX, one pistol along with six cartridges, one ABCD timer, one detonator and Rupees 55 lakh


February 10, 2006

New Delhi

With the arrest of two alleged Al-Badr terrorists, Irshad Ali and Mohammad Muarif Qamar alias Nawab, and recovery of explosives, the Delhi Police claimed to have foiled a terrorist plan to trigger off blasts in the national capital.

Two kilograms of explosives, believed to be RDX, two Chinese pistols, 16 live cartridges, three detonators, and two timers.


February 27, 2006

New Delhi

Two LeT terrorists, Shamil and Shaheen, were arrested at the New Delhi Railway Station when they arrived by the Howrah New Delhi Express. According to police, they had come from Bangladesh with the intention to set up a base in Delhi and carry out terrorist activities.

Three kgs of RDX, two electronic detonators, two pistols with 12 live cartridges, two Bangladeshi passports and Rs 40,000 of fake Indian currency notes.


March 8, 2006

New Delhi

Two top LeT operatives, Mohammad Salim bin-Aziz and Ghulam Yazdani, were killed in an encounter with the Delhi Police at Bawana in Northwest Delhi.

One AK-56 assault rifle, two Czech-made Lugar pistols, four grenades, four kg PETN explosive, fake currency with the face value of Rs 47,000, and a Bangladeshi SIM card.


March 8, 2006

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Salar alias Doctor Majeed of the LeT was shot dead in a joint operation by UP Special Task Force and J and K Police in Gosaiganj on the outskirts of Lucknow.

RDX and some detonators.


March 11, 2006


Possible terrorist strikes at popular tourist locations in Goa was prevented with the arrest of Tarique Jalal alias Tarique Batlo, a Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen cadre, from Margoa railway station.

One kg of RDX, two Russian-made hand-grenades, two electronic detonators, two cameras, a mobile phone and a CD.


March 14, 2006

Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

An ISI agent is arrested from the Brij Vihar Colony area.

Some documents in the Urdu and Arabic languages.


March 17, 2006

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Police shot dead four terrorists belonging to the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen in an encounter near Vatva locality.

Four pistols, one kilogram of explosives, three phones (two with local SIM cards), one CD, Rupees 1.21 lakh in cash and some literature in Urdu.


March 30, 2006

Jelenabad area in Gulbarga, Karnataka

Police arrested Shamim Ahmad, a LeT activist who was claiming to be a resident of Goa.

An AK-47, two hand grenades, a mobile phone, maps of dams and power grid installations in Andhra Pradesh, some audio-video cassettes and printed material in Urdu.


April 5, 2006

Different parts of Uttar Pradesh

Police arrested HuJi cadre Wali Ullah, a mastermind of the March 7-serial blasts in Varanasi, and five of his accomplices, Mehbook Ali, Syed Shuaib Hussain, Farhan, Mohammad Rizwan Siddique and Mohammad Saad Ali.



April 15, 2006

New Delhi

Delhi Police unearthed a fake currency racket in the national capital by Pakistan's external intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence, with the arrest of two persons, Amir Ahmed and Tahsim Kunjare, hailing from Muzaffarnagar and Baghpat in the State of Uttar Pradesh respectively.

Fake currency with a face value of about Rupees 20,000.


May 8, 2006

New Delhi

A Pakistani national belonging to the LeT was shot dead in an encounter with the police outside Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on May 8-night. The encounter followed the arrest of two other LeT terrorists at Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station earlier in the evening. A team led by Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Ajay Kumar had arrested the terrorists when they arrived by the Mumbai-Amritsar Golden Temple train.

Four kgs of RDX, four detonators and Rs. 50,000.


May 11, 2006

Aurangabad district, Maharashtra

Three suspected LeT operatives were arrested.

30 kg of explosives, 10 AK-47 assault rifles and 2,000 bullets.


May 13, 2006

Manmad, Maharashtra

The Anti-Terrorist Squad of Mumbai Police seized a consignment of weapons from Ankai Fort at Manmad in Nasik district, about 180 km from Mumbai.

One AK-47 rifle, 200 rounds, a magazine and 50 hand grenades.


May 14, 2006

Malegaon, Maharashtra

Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) officials seized five containers containing explosives after a raid on an electronic shop at Azad Nagar, Malegaon, in Nashik district.

Five boxes of explosives, including five AK-47 rifles, 13 kg of RDX, 1,000 live cartridges, 20 magazines and 50 hand grenades.

August 1, 2006 Manmad (Nashik district), Maharashtra Police arrested a suspected ISI agent, identified as Arif Lakhani, from Manmad. Lakhani was allegedly sending military information to a Pakistani handler operating from New Delhi. Unspecified.

August 13, 2006


Mumbai Police neutralize a LeT module in the city by arresting two suspected members of the outfit, identified as Shabbir Ahmed Mushiullah, a resident of Malegaon in Nasik, and Nafiz Ahmed Jamir Ahmed Ansari, a resident of Govandi in north-east Mumbai. Both are also members of the outlawed SIMI and had traveled to Dubai in May 2003. From there they had moved to Pakistan for arms training.



September 13, 2006

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

An alleged ISI agent, Taseem, was arrested by the Anti-Terrorist Force in connection with the September 8-bomb blasts in Malegaon.

Taseem has been staying in India for the past two years and ran a placement agency in the city



October 3, 2006

Pathankot railway station, Punjab

A suspected Pakistani national, Khaled Pervez, believed to be an ISI agent was arrested by the Gurdaspur police.

Pervez came to India during the India-Pakistan Cricket series in 2005 and subsequently disappeared.

Pervez reportedly told police that he was trained by the Pakistani army for two months and was sent to spy on Indian Army and other sensitive installations in Punjab.

A diary, some important documents, photographs of sensitive installations and a spy camera.


October 5, 2006

New Delhi

Delhi Police neutralized an espionage ring of the ISI, involving a Pakistani and a Bangladeshi national with the arrest of the duo from Madanpur Khadar in South Delhi.

They were identified as Ali Rehman Jalal of Madaripur in Bangladesh and Mohammad Muzaffar Khan of Karachi in Pakistan.

Incriminating documents and a hand-made sketch of some sensitive installations of Delhi Cantonment.


October 20, 2006

New Delhi

Ritesh Kumar, an army signalman posted in Leh, was arrested by police on his arrival from Jammu and Kashmir at the Indira Gandhi airport in New Delhi. He was working for the ISI since December 2005 and had handed over some documents on an earlier occasion, according to Delhi Police sources.

Pen drive containing information about troop deployment in Jammu and Kashmir and certain classified documents.


October 20, 2006

New Delhi

Anil Kumar Dubey, posted with the Army Group Insurance scheme, was arrested at Mahipalpur in southwest Delhi while allegedly passing secret defence information to a driver of the Pakistan High Commission.

Documents relating to various defence-related matters and compact discs suspected to contain more information about the movement and deployment of Army troops.


December 28, 2006


Police arrested two alleged ISI agents, Abdul Shakoor and Adeel Anjum alias Adil, and informed that both had entered India after receiving training in Pakistan. The duo, residents of Multan in Pakistan, was arrested from Kaiserbagh.

Sensitive documents relating to the Army, a ration card, a PAN card and a passport made in Lucknow.


February 1, 2007


The Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh Police arrested an ISI agent when he was passing certain sensitive information to a person on telephone.

The accused Javed Akhtar is reported be a resident of Allahabad and two of his brothers are living in Lahore.

Several sensitive documents, including a map of the Harish Chandra Atomic Research Centre in Allahabad, information about Indian army bases and infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh, documents connected to India's planned purchase of T-90 tanks from Russia and Indian troop movements and counter-militancy operations in Punjab.


February 22, 2007

Bhuj, Gujarat

Bhuj District Superintendent of Police Gyanendrasinh Malik, said two ISI agents, Aslam and Syed Ali, were arrested on the basis of information supplied by another ISI agent, Adil Anjuman, who was arrested from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh during December 2006.

Adil had worked for several months in Bhuj and other parts of Kutch to develop a spy module in the district and was brought on transit warrant to Bhuj for spot-checking. He identified Aslam, who originally hailed from Junagadh in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat, as having helped him to secure false passports and other documents and having used his contacts to create the module.

Photographs of the high-security Kandla port and some sensitive documents.


February 27, 2007

New Delhi

Military intelligence officials along with special cell of Delhi Police arrested Captain Salim Zafar Azad, an agent of ISI from a residential colony in East Delhi and produced him in a court on February 28. The army official who served as an army doctor had deserted his services on May 18, 1997 when he was posted at Military Hospital in Dinjan Cantonment in the Dibrugarh district of Assam.

Subsequently, he spent a few years in Bangladesh and then moved to Delhi and was reportedly overseeing a part of ISI’s operation.



April 1, 2007

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

An ISI agent, who was allegedly attempting to recruit youths from Hyderabad, was arrested. Maqsood Ahmed, a resident of Malakpet, was working as a manager in the Proline garments showroom at Somajiguda.

Maqsood came in contact with an ISI agent, Mohammed Abdul Shahed alias Bilal, with the help of his friend Mohammed Ibrahim and the duo planned to recruit youths for Jehadi activities in Hyderabad, Gujarat and Somalia.

Four compact discs and a floppy disk containing provocative speeches.


May 30, 2007

New Delhi

Insaf Ali, an ISI agent, was arrested from old Delhi railway station while sending secret information of Indian armed forces to Pakistan via a passenger, who was about to board the Samjhauta Express train that runs between India and Pakistan. Police said that Ali, a native of Pali in Rajasthan, had earlier delivered secret information of Indian security forces to the ISI and was also involved in recruiting people for the agency in New Delhi.



June 15, 2007


Mohammed Abdul Sattar, a 27-year-old air-condition mechanic, was arrested near the Secunderabad railway station while moving under suspicious circumstances along with a traveling bag.

Sattar reportedly confessed that he had received arms training in Pakistan in 2004 along with other ISI activists under the leadership of Shaheed, a key suspect in the may 18, 2007-bomb blast in Hyderabad.

Provocative literature and VCDs on Jihadi activity.


June 25, 2007

New Delhi

Three persons, suspected to be ISI agents, were arrested near the Nizamuddin railway station. Nayeem, Mohammad Muslim and Wasim, all residents of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, were carrying counterfeit currency notes worth INR 3.3 million. The currency notes, concealed in 216 thread-rollers, consisted of notes of INR 1,000 and INR 500 denominations, which had been smuggled in from Pakistan through the Rajasthan border.

Counterfeit currency notes.


July 13, 2007

Kutch district, Gujarat

Gujarat Police arrested six persons including two Pakistan nationals, Abdul Gaffar Qasim Chiba and Abdul Khalif Tayyab Chauhan, both residents of Bhabhobhit area in Karachi. The Indians include Mumbai-based operative Sayyed Ahmed Ali and three other Mandvi-based fishermen, Abdullah Adam Dosani, Suleman Mohammad Chauhan and Ismail Yakub Chiba.

The module was operating to smuggle in fake currency, narcotics and arms and ammunition through the Mandvi port in the Kutch district.

They revealed that the module had already smuggled in INR 24 lakh in fake currency through Mandvi and sent it to Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh.

A GPS, a mobile phone, three SIM cards, genuine Indian currency worth INR 4,600, a Pakistani note of PKR 100 denomination, photocopy of Chavan’s identity card, a fake driving licence and a half of UAE currency of 10 Dirham.


July 17, 2007

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

A suspected ISI agent, Mohammad Naeem, a resident of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, who worked as a fourth grade employee of Indian Railways, was arrested in Bhopal.

Secret documents related to the Army, maps and photographs of vital installations


September 11, 2007


A suspected ISI agent, Mohammed Sohail, a resident of Saleem Nagar in Malakpet, was arrested at the RTC crossroad area.

Literature on jihad.


October 15, 2007


Police arrested an ISI agent, Mohammed Qamar Shafi Afghani, who was passing vital information to Pakistan. Afghani, a zari worker by profession, lived in the Govandi slums from where the police had earlier arrested Mohammed Ali, another person accused in the July 11, 2006 Mumbai explosions case.

Passport, a CD, ration card and five credit cards.


January 10, 2008

Rampur and Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh

Six Lashkar-e-Toiba militants suspected to be involved in the terrorist attacks on the Central Reserve Police Force Group Centre in Rampur (January 1, 2008) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore (December 28, 2005), were arrested.

Fahim Ahmed Ansari alias Abu Zaraar alias Saquib, Mohammad Sharif alias Mohammad Anwar and Jang Bahadur alias Baba were arrested in Rampur and Mohammad Sabahuddin alias Abu Qasim alias Sameer Singh, Amar Singh alias Abu Zaar and Abu Osama alias Aavesh, were detained at the Charbagh Railway Station tempo stand in Lucknow.



January 11, 2008

Honali in the Davanagere district of Karnataka

Riyazuddin Nasir alias Mohammad Ghouse, an Engineering Diploma drop out from Hyderabad and Asadulla Abubaker, a student in Indian medicine, hailing from Hospet in Karnataka, were arrested for suspected terrorist links. Based on their revelations, police also picked up one Mohammad Asif, a final year student in medicine in Hubli, and the trio were linked to the banned SIMI and LeT.



January 20, 2008


Three persons, including an ISI agent from Pakistan, were arrested by the Madhya Pradesh Police for allegedly passing on sensitive information about the Indian Army.

Mohammed Imran Warsi, the ISI agent hailing from Karachi, was arrested along with two others — Iqbal and Akhtar—, who were acting as his local contacts and supplying him sensitive information. Imran had allegedly been passing on sensitive information through e-mail and phone to his "handlers" in Pakistan and Dubai, from where he received the funding.

Sensitive information regarding deployment, unit details and important phone numbers of the Indian Army.


March 6, 2008


Police arrested an ISI agent, identified as Billah, following information provided by a terror suspect in Karnataka. Billah was named by Raziuddin Naser, who was arrested in Karnataka in January 2008 in connection with a plot to carry out terrorist attacks in Goa and Hyderabad.

Some sensitive documents and compact discs.


June 11, 2008


Punjab Police arrested a woman agent of the ISI, identified as Ranjeet Kaur, from Jagroan village near Ludhiana.



July 16, 2008

West Bengal

Police arrested a Pakistani national, suspected to be an ISI agent, from a hotel in Bagdogra on the outskirts of Siliguri town.

Abid Khan a.k.a. Samir Ahmed Sagar is a resident of Keru village under Bhawan Langra post office in Pakistan's Punjab province. He had been to Suncheri in Nepal, from where he sneaked into India about a week ago via Kakarvitta in eastern Nepal's Jhapa district.

Some documents and maps showing details of army installations in north Bengal.


August 2, 2008


Police in the Jagraon city of Ludhiana district arrested a Pakistani ISI agent who was staying in Patiala under a fake identity. Shahid Iqbal a.k.a. Dev Raj Sehgal, who hails from Lahore in Pakistan, was trying for a maintenance contract of computers used by the Army at Patiala cantonment.




August 11, 2008


The Roorkee police arrested a 38-year old ISI agent from Piran Kaliyar, a popular Islamic pilgrimage spot. Mohammed Afzal Pradhan, a resident of Mumbai, has been active in the area for the past several months, and helped run an ISI-backed fake currency racket in the country.

Four fake passports, including a Pakistani one, fake currency notes, some Pakistani currency, some contraband substances, and drugs.


August 12, 2008

Uttar Pradesh

The Anti-Terrorist Squad arrested an ISI agent, identified as Mohammad Masroor alias Manzoor Ansari, from Bahraich.

Hailing from Karachi in Pakistan, Masroor was living in the Charbagh area of Lucknow under an assumed name of Ramesh Chaudhary and was working in a showroom.

Documents pertaining to Indian Army, a photograph of Ordnance Factory, Kanpur, a map of Cantonment area, tickets, pocket diary, mobile phone, driving license and a ration card. 

November 19, 2008 West Bengal

An ISI agent, identified as Abdul Kasem, a citizen of Bangladesh, was arrested from the New Market area in capital Kolkata.

Three fake passports and documents with sensitive information

January 10, 2009 Uttar Pradesh

A suspected ISI agent was arrested by the Police in Meerut. He was identified as Amir Ahmed alias Bhura of Nukkud in the Saharanpur District of Uttar Pradesh. Amir had reportedly passed secret information about Army bases in Dehradun, Ambala, Meerut, Agra and Roorkee, using code words over phone. The Police also said Amir had been to Pakistan five times using a fake passport.

Hand-drawn maps of Army units in Dehradun and Meerut, a four-page classified document containing detailed information on anti-tank guided missile, an eight-page document on radio communication brigaded mortar shoot and a four-page document containing restricted information on infantry weapons and a mobile phone.

March 18, 2009 Punjab

The Punjab Police claimed to have a neutralised an ISI, Pakistan's external intelligence agency, sponsored espionage ring with the arrest of four persons, including two of them with a terrorist background. The arrestees were identified as Naib Singh, Baldev Singh, Sukhdev Singh and Randhir Singh, all residents of different villages in the Faridkot District. Naib Singh and Baldev Singh have a terrorist background and several cases under The Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) ACT, 1987, were registered against them, a Punjab Police spokesman said. persons. A case under various sections of the Official Secret Act has been registered against the arrested persons at Police Station of the Special Narcotics Cell in Amritsar. Preliminary investigations have revealed that a well-organized espionage network directly controlled by the ISI was in operation. Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent of Police P. K. Roy said, "ISI had engaged the four for espionage in Punjab and other places on a monthly salary of INR 10,000, routed through Dubai,".

Sensitive documents relating to important military installations, photographs, charts, movements of military units, diaries containing Pakistani telephone numbers and mobile phones and fake currency of the face value of INR 20,000.

May 27, 2009 Uttar Pradesh

The ATS arrested a suspected ISI agent from Bithoor in Kanpur, identified as Waqas Ahmed alias Zahid alias Ibrahim alias Rajesh Kumar alias Vikki. Waqas Ahmed, son of Mahmood Ahmed, was born in Lahore in Pakistan on June 20, 1985. He was sent to India in the guise of a spectator watching an India-Pakistan cricket match in New Delhi on April 17, 2005. From there he moved to Ambala. He lived for about two years in the Bhayandar area in Mumbai, and shifted to Kanpur in August 2008. Waqas Ahmed had visited Shimla, Surat, Ambala, Patiala, Mumbai, Lucknow, Chandigarh, the Nepal border and Agra to gather information.

Incriminating documents and maps relating to the Army, fake voter identity card, fake driving licences, a pocket diary containing names and phone numbers and a Western Union receipt and an EPR (exempted from Police reporting) visa

May 31, 2009 Rajasthan

A suspected ISI agent, Mohammad Sajid, who allegedly carried out printing work for the Indian Army, was arrested from Bikaner. Sajid, a resident of Bilalganj at Lahore in Pakistan, infiltrated into India via Bangladesh and Nepal and had established himself as a resident of Bikaner as a tenant under the assumed name of Lakhan Joshi since 2005, the Additional Director General of Police (Intelligence), M.K. Devarajan, said. Sajid had been reportedly running a printing press in the city where he purportedly managed to get some job works for Army units located there. Devarajan affirmed that the ISI gave him training in intelligence work and Hindi in the Lahore Military Hospital for three months. the Rajasthan Police have registered a case against Sajid under the Official Secrets Act, 1923, and the Foreigners Act, 1946.



August 2, 2009

Amritsar, Punjab

A suspected woman agent of the ISI, Pakistan’s external intelligence agency, identified as Savinder Kaur, was arrested from Amritsar. Police said she was an ISI agent and had visited Pakistan on many occasions in the past as part of religious groups. She was arrested following the arrest of the kingpin of a fake currency racket, Yudhvir Singh, from Chandigarh earlier in the week. She has been reportedly booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and further investigation in the case was on, Police sources added.

Fake Indian currency Notes having a face value of INR 480000


August 30, 2009

Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

Vikki, who is the mastermind of ISI, Pakistan's external intelligence, network in Nepal, was arrested while trying to enter India to strike a deal with his contacts. During interrogation, Vikki revealed that counterfeit currency was printed in Lahore and Karachi in Pakistan from where it is sent to Nepal by cargo and then to India. The entire operation is managed by the ISI through its Nepal-based agent Manihar, Vikki's father.

Fake Indian Currency notes and telephones numbers of ISI operatives and cadres of the Underworld gangster Dawood Ibrahim Company


August 31, 2009

Madhya Pradesh

The Police arrested two Nepali nationals, identified as Rajesh Gupta and Ateeq Ahmad. During interrogation, they revealed that Nepal's former crown prince, Paras, son of King Gyanendra, and the son of a former Nepalese forest minister, Salim Mian Ansari, were the kingpins of the racket. Rajesh Gupta and Ateeq Ahmad also stated that Paras was working with the ISI, Pakistan's external intelligence agency, and gangster Dawood Ibrahim, who is reportedly hiding in Karachi in Pakistan. Yunus Ansari is also a business partner of Paras.

Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN)


September 20, 2009

Kolkata, West Bengal

A woman, suspected of having links with the Pakistan’s ISI, was arrested by the Police after her arrival at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, from Bangkok on an Air India Express flight. The arrestee identified as JyotiRana,   a resident of Nawada village in New Delhi.

Three passports and a mobile phone that had several Pakistan numbers and certain documents   


September 21, 2009

Patna, Bihar

A dismissed Indian Army soldier reportedly working for ISI, Pakistan’s external intelligence, identified as Sudhanshu Sudhakar, was arrested by the Police and the Special Task Force, from the Kankarbagh area following a tip-off from the IB and other intelligence agencies.

Secret documents on troop deployments in Jammu and Kashmir and near the Electronics and Mechanical Engineering Unit in Secunderabad


October 6, 2009

Jamnagar, Gujarat

Seven more Pakistani nationals, claiming to be fishermen, were arrested by the Coast Guard off Okha in the Jamnagar District of Gujarat. Their boat, Al-Firoze, was also seized. According to official sources, one of the fishermen arrested on October 4 was found to be an agent of the ISI.

A boat, Al-Firoze, was also seized.


November 14, 2009

Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi

The Police arrested a Pakistani spy from the when he was trying to board a flight to Saudi Arabia. He reportedly claimed that he was from Karachi in Pakistan. After being induced by Pakistan’s ISI to work as a spy against monetary compensation, he was trained and then sent to Nepal by air, from where he illegally entered India through the porous India-Nepal border, sources said.

Vital documents relating to some defence installations, including Ghaziabad's Hindon airbase and Meerut cantonment area


January 10, 2010

Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

ISI agent Mohammad Nasir was arrested the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Uttar Pradesh Police.

Mobile phone numbers of ISI officials, information about movement of Army vehicles and their codes and two passports.


January 13,2010

Gurgaon, Haryana

In a joint operation, the ATS of Uttar Pradesh Police and Gurgaon (Haryana) Police arrested an agent of the Pakistan’s ISI identified as Mohammad Mukim from Gurgaon for passing important military information. Additional Director General (ADG), Law and Order, Brij Lal said that Mukim, along with Nasir, were passing information about Indian Army's movement, formation and other details to ISI through one Salim Motors in Dubai. He also added Nasir, Police claimed, had admitted that he along with Mukim had visited Pakistan in 2009, where he came in contact with ISI agent in Lahore and on return had passed on the information asked by them via Dubai for money, the ADG added.

Mobile phone numbers of ISI officials, information about movement of Army vehicles and their codes.


January 25, 2010

Roorkee, Uttarakhand

An ISI agent identified as Abid Ali, alias Asad Ali, alias Abu Bakar, alias Ajit was arrested by ATS of the Uttarakhand Police. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Alok Sharma said that he was in possession of map of Roorkee, Army Cantonment and other documents having secretive information about Meerut, Patiala, Dehradun and Bikaner Army cantonments," the DIG informed the media. Alok Sharma claimed: "Asad Ali is a trained ISI agent who was forced into India through Nepal border in 2005. He has procured a fake ration card, driving license and thereafter procured a passport from Ghaziabad Regional Passport office." The Police official added that Asad Ali was arrested when he was on his way to pass on information regarding Roorkee Army cantonment to his handlers in Pakistan.

A number of documents related to Army cantonment of Roorkee, Bikaner, Patiala and Dehradun were recovered from him.


May 29, 2010

Mohali, Punjab

An ISI agent, identified as Irfan Ulla was arrested, with maps of vital defence installations, near the Indian Air Force (IAF) station at Mullanpur in Mohali District.. Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar told journalists that Ulla was an ISI agent and close aide of dreaded terrorists Ranjit Singh alias Neta, head of the KZF, and his associate Gurmeet Singh Bagga, who is based in Germany.

The Police recovered a pistol with 20 live cartridges, maps, pictures and code numbers of IAF stations and airports in different parts of the country from him.


June 4, 2010

Siddharth Nagar, Uttar Pradesh

The ATS of the Uttar Pradesh Police arrested one Kanhaiya Lal Gupta. Initial investigations have revealed that Gupta was actively working for the Pakistani ISI and looking after the FICN segment through UP-Nepal border and had pumped in no less than INR10 million in FICN during the last 5 years. During interrogation, Gupta revealed that he was a native of Gagaha village in Gorakhpur and was presently residing near Barmail Toll in Bhairhwan locality in Roopandehi District of Nepal. Though initially Gupta claimed that the FICN seized from him was printed and supplied by local gangs, but the ATS after screening the seized notes closely found that the paper used and the quality of ink and printing was nothing less than the factory printed currency being supplied by the ISI. Gupta subsequently confessed to his link with the ISI based in Nepal.

INR 100, 000 of FICN was recovered from his possession


July 19, 2010

Patiala House, Delhi

The special cell of Delhi Police claimed of arresting a suspected agent of the Pakistani ISI, identified as Nafees Ahmed (60), recently. Nafees had reportedly helped a ISI agent set up base in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) and also helped the latter procure an Indian passport on the basis of forged documents. A team of special cell, led by Assistant Commissioner of Police L.N. Rao, arrested Nafees a resident of Lucknow and recovered incriminating documents that were used to acquire the Indian passport for the Pakistani national who was arrested in November 2009. Nafees had been on the run for the last eight months. A reward of INR 25,000 had also been declared for any information on him. On July 19, 2010, Inspector A.K. Singh received a tip-off that Nafees would come to Patiala House Court to meet a lawyer to consult him in one of his cases. A trap was laid and Nafees was arrested. "During interrogation, Nafees said that he was a school out, and initially started a building material business. During this period he came in contact with one Aman Waris and a few other travel agents operating from Lucknow and Gorakhpur in UP. With help from the travel agents Nafees cheated several persons by promising to arrange fake visas,'' said a Police officer Singh.

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July 22, 2010

Ludhiana, Punjab

The Ludhiana Police arrested a Pakistani national on charges of espionage. Nizam Baksh was arrested by the Kotwali Police. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Harsh Bansal said, "The man had been living in the city for nearly five years on a fake identity of one Sandeep Singh, son of Daljit Singh, of Shahkot District in Jalandhar. We are interrogating him, but he keeps changing his statements," adding that the accused conceded that he was Nizam Baksh, son of Allaudin tehsil at Jahania in Thanewal District of Pakistan, Bansal said he had been living in Adrash Colony near Samrala Chowk. "The man arrested has received training from the ISI [Inter Services Intelligence] and was sent to India in 2005. Though Baksh claims to have travelled to almost all major cities and towns of Punjab like Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Amritsar and others, his main base was Ludhiana where he worked as a contractor," the Police official added further.

Photographs of Army stations, maps of Army installations, four SIM cards and other documents.


March 16, 2011

Agartala, Tripura

SFs arrested of four ISI agents from Agartala Hospital.



March 23, 2011

Agartala, Tripura

One ISI agent was arrested from a hotel in Agartala.


123 December 12, 2011 New Delhi

Delhi Police revealed that they had arrested two Pakistani spies, identified as Soofia Kanwal and Imran, trained in Nepal, on December 5, from New Delhi Railway Station.

124 February 13, 2012 Delhi

Delhi Police arrested a 39-year-old man believed to be an ISI agent in Delhi for spying and collecting 'incriminating defence documents'. Kamran Akbar alias Attar alias Asif Hossain, who hails from Karachi in Pakistan was arrested for procuring sensitive documents relating to defence

Sensitive documents relating to defence

125 February 28, 2012 Delhi

A suspected ISI spy was arrested in a joint operation by the Kolkata and Delhi Police in Delhi. The arrest comes after another spy- Kamran Akbar- was arrested on February 13 near New Delhi Railway Station hours before he was to board a Kolkata-bound train

Supposed links with an Indian Army officer in Kolkata.

126 May 31, 2012 Rajasthan

A suspected ISI agent, Mohammad Sajid, who allegedly carried out printing work for the Indian Army, was arrested from Bikaner. Sajid, a resident of Bilalganj at Lahore in Pakistan, infiltrated into India via Bangladesh and Nepal and had established himself as a resident of Bikaner as a tenant under the assumed name of Lakhan Joshi since 2005, the Additional Director General of Police (Intelligence), M.K. Devarajan, said. Sajid had been reportedly running a printing press in the city where he purportedly managed to get some job works for Army units located there. Devarajan affirmed that the ISI gave him training in intelligence work and Hindi in the Lahore Military Hospital for three months. the Rajasthan Police have registered a case against Sajid under the Official Secrets Act, 1923, and the Foreigners Act, 1946.

127 July 17, 2012 New Delhi

Zubair Khan was arrested for spying on defence establishments. Khan was also tasked with collecting data about Air India pilots, families that regularly visit Pakistan, and government officials with bilateral roles., he used to meet two Pakistani High Commission officials regularly and knew them by their code names, Talib and Fayyaz.

128 September 17, 2012

Tiruchi/ Tamil Nadu

The suspect worked for the Pakistani intelligence agency through two Sri Lankan nationals, known only as Haji and Shaji.

Two DVDs containing defence-related visuals

129 October 14, 2012

Ahmedabad/ Gujarat

Two persons, identified as Sirajuddin Ali and Mohammad Ayub were arrested in Ahmedabad for passing on confidential information related to an Army base in Bhuj and Army Cantonment to Pakistan's ISI.

130 October 15, 2012

Dhemaji District/ Assam

SFs arrested a suspected ISI agent, identified as Akhtar Hussain, in Dhemaji District (Assam). The Afghan national had come to Dhemaji nine months ago on a three-month tourist visa but stayed on even after the expiry of the visa.

131 November 2, 2012 Jodhpur/ Rajasthan

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) city Crime Branch arrested an alleged agent of Pakistan's ISI, identified as Naushad Ali from Jodhpur (Jodhpur District) on charges of espionage.

132 February 25, 2013

Pokhran / Jaisalmer / Rajasthan

Sumer Khan, was arrested for sending strategic information to Pakistan's ISI via emails and mobile calls for the past three years

133 March 4, 2013 New Delhi

Rajasthan Police on arrested an employee of the MHA for his alleged links with Sumer Khan and for sharing official secrets.

134 May 19, 2013

Sukna cantonment, Darjeeling District, West Bengal

Darjeeling Police arrested four agents of Pakistan's ISI who had been siphoning information for the past five years.

135 May 19, 2013

Darjeeling District, West Bengal

The four operatives targeted the XXXIII Corps and 24 Air Force Provost Unit and got INR 25,000 for every piece of information they sold to ISI handler, say Police.

136 May 20, 2013

Sukna cantonment, Darjeeling District, West Bengal

Darjeeling Police arrested another ISI operative, identified as Mani Kumar Biswakarma for allegedly siphoning information from there.

137 May 23, 2013

New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, Jalpaiguri District, West Bengal

Darjeeling Police arrested one Mohammad Azad for his alleged links with Pakistan's ISI operatives based in Delhi.

138 August 9, 2013 East Champaran / Bihar

A suspected ISI agent was arrested near Raxaul town in East Champaran District in connection with a case of smuggling FICN.

139 November 11, 2013

Lakhisarai District / Bihar

Police arrested a suspected ISI conduit, Raju Sao, from Jharia in Dhanbad District. He was arrested for allegedly receiving terror funding from the ISI. As reported earlier, four suspected ISI conduits were arrested from Lakhisarai District (Bihar) on November 8.

140 December 7, 2013 Tripura

BSF arrested a suspected agent of Pakistan's ISI, Suresh Chakma with FICN with face value of INR 20,000 from an area close to India-Bangladesh border in Tripura.

141 March 26, 2014 Punjab

Special Operations Cell of Punjab Police arrested a person, Lovedeep Singh acting as a spy for Pakistani ISI and recovered photographs of restricted areas, restricted Army manuals and a hand-made sketch of military installations, an official said.

142 April 29, 2014

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

A Sri Lankan national, Sakir Hussain suspected to be an ISI agent was arrested by Q-Branch of Tamil Nadu Police.

photographs of vital installations and counterfeit currency

143 April 30, 2014

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

A day after the arrest of Sakir Hussain, a suspected ISI agent from Sri Lanka, the Tamil Nadu 'Q' Branch Police arrested two more people from Chennai.


144 May 5, 2014

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

A suspect in the 2003 conspiracy case of Pakistan's ISI, Saiyed Kirmani Abdul was detained at Hyderabad airport.


145 May 14, 2014

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A Special Branch Counter Terrorism Unit arrested a Sri Lankan national, believed to be an associate of suspected ISI agent Sakir Hussian, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Malaysian Police also said that the man is believed to be involved in a plan to attack foreign consulates in Chennai and Bangalore, India and they are probing possible al Qaeda links to the man arrested.


146 August 16, 2014 Meerut District, Uttar Pradesh

The STF of the Uttar Pradesh Police arrested a suspected agent of Pakistan's ISI, identified as Asif Ali from Subash Bazar area in Meerut District. STF DSP Anil Kumar said that the suspect was arrested on the charge of passing information relating to the Indian Army to ISI.

A number of important documents including Pass books and debit cards of Indian and Pakistani banks.

147 September 10, 2014 Chennai

A Sri Lankan national, Arun Selvarajan was arrested by NIA, in Chennai (Tamil Nadu) for spying in India on behalf of Pakistan's ISI.

148 September 10, 2014 East Champaran / Bihar

NIA arrested a person, identified as Sharda Shankar Kushwaha, a Nepal citizen who is suspected to be a Pakistan's ISI agent, from Pantoka area near Raxaul in East Champaran District.

149 January 23, 2015 Chandipur in Balasore District of Odisha

A cameraperson employed with the ITR in Chandipur in Balasore District of Odisha was arrested on charges of passing on sensitive information about missile tests to Pakistani spy agency ISI. Eastern Range IG Asit Panigrahi said that the man, identified as Ishwar Chandra Behera, was working as a cameraperson in ITR on contractual basis since 2007 and had been engaged in espionage activities for the past 8-10 months. Two computer hard disks, two mobile handsets and a bank passbook have been seized from his possession, the IG said.

Two computer hard disks, two mobile handsets and a bank passbook
150 June 2, 2015

Gorakhpur / Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Police arrested a person identified as Mahboob Ali alias Sheru Alam from Gorakhpur along with FICN with a face-value of INR 5,00,000. The person arrested is also having links with Pakistan's ISI.

FICN with a face-value of INR 5,00,000
151 November 14, 2015


The STF unit of Kolkata Police arrested one person, identified as Akhtar Khan alias Mohammed Javed alias Raju from the Colootola area in Jorashanko Police Station limits of the city for his alleged links with Pakistan's ISI. "We got information that a person was working in the city on an espionage and arrested him this evening," an officer said. Besides, several illegal documents, FICN with the face value of INR 1,72,500 were seized from Akhtar, who has been working as a bartender in the city, the officer said. Akhtar has been booked under IPC sections 120B, 121, 121A, 122, 489B and 489C. The documents recovered from Akhtar Khan's home in Kolkata "clearly showed" his links to Pakistan's ISI, a top STF officer said. Talking about their investigation, the STF officer said that the documents, unearthed from the Collin Street residence of the Khan showed his "deep-rooted" links with the Pakistani agency.

Illegal documents, FICN with the face value of INR 1,72,500.
152 November 16, 2015


Two days after a suspected ISI agent, Akhtar Khan was detained, the STF of Kolkata Police arrested his brother Jaffar Khan from the city on charges of spying. "Akhtar's interrogation revealed that Jaffar was also involved with him in spying. We have arrested him," an STF officer said. "We have seized several incriminating documents from his possession."

several incriminating documents
153 November 27, 2015 Meerut / Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh STF arrested a man, identified as Mohammad Ejaz alias Mohammad Kalam suspected to be an agent of Pakistan's ISI. IG Sujit Pandey of UP STF said the man had already relayed classified information about military establishments and the movement of Army units to his Pakistan handlers.

Classified Army documents, fake Aadhar card, fake voter ID card, Delhi Metro traveler card, Nepali and Saudi currency, and NADRA card (Pakistani national identity card)

154 November 29, 2015 Kolkata / West Bengal

Kolkata Police STF arrested three suspected ISI agents two of whom are known as Trinamool Congress leaders in Kolkata. The trio, booked on charges of allegedly spying for Pakistani intelligence agency, has been identified as Ashfaque Ansari, his father Irshad Haidar Ansari and his close relative (maternal uncle) Jahangir Khan. Police said they were allegedly involved in supporting suspected ISI agent Mohammad Eizaz, who was arrested on November 27, 2015 from Meerut's Cantonment station in Uttar Pradesh, in getting fake Indian ID proofs.

Several fake passports from Pakistan, Bangladesh and India along with many important documents and counterfeit currency

155 December 2, 2015 Kolkata / West Bengal

The STF of the Kolkata Police, arrested a passport agent, identified as Sheikh Badal in Kolkata for his alleged links with Pakistan's ISI. It was Sheikh Badal, had helped arrested suspected ISI-spy Mohammad Ejaz alias Mohammad Kalam in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh in managing a fake voter identity card, a senior officer of the STF said.

156 December 6, 2015 Siliguri in West Bengal

A serving Army Hawaldar, identified as Farid Khan was arrested by Delhi Police from Siliguri in West Bengal in connection with the alleged espionage racket linked with Pakistan's ISI. Farid Khan, allegedly shared secret information with suspected intelligence operatives. "He was arrested from Siliguri today by the eight-member Crime Branch team which was rushed there," Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav said.

157 December 27, 2015

Jaisalmer / Rajasthan

A Revenue Inspector, identified as Birbal Khan was arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan. Sources told there is possibility of a 'huge network of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spies' being neutralised, adding that more arrests are likely in coming days. The youth detained on was taking photographs of the preparations of the Indian Air Force's soon-to-be-held Iron Fist exercise at the highly sensitive Chandan field firing range in Jaisalmer. He was also clicking photographs of other sensitive areas nearby.

158 December 28, 2015


Ranjith KK, an IAF employee, was arrested after the IAF dismissed him from service. Apparently, three years ago he got a Facebook friend request from a woman, McNaught Damini based in the UK, used by ISI as a honey trap. McNaught's profile on Facebook showed her to be a resident of Beeston, Leeds, an executive for an investigative magazine there. Thrice in Belgaum, six times in Chennai and also in Delhi, Ranjith leaked sensitive data on air force exercises, movement of aircraft and deployment of various flying units, his major lapse being supplying the position and other details of Mirage and fighter jets at TAC-DE. a Police team interrogated him at length in Bathinda (Punjab).

159 February 1, 2016

Barmer and Jaisalmer Districts

Three employees of Postal department were arrested and one detained in Barmer and Jaisalmer Districts for allegedly sharing information related with Indian Army with a Pakistani spy, a top Police officer said. "State intelligence unit with the help of local police picked up the employees for interrogation. They allegedly shared Army related information to a Pakistani spy," ADGP (Intelligence) UR Sahoo stated. Two men, Islamuddin and CR Dahiya were arrested and one woman, identified as Pramila detained in Balotara area of Barmer while one man, Narendra Sharma was arrested in Jaisalmer. They all are posted with local post offices in Balotara (Barmer) and Pokaran (Jaisalmer) and had shared information through emails.

160 May 26, 2016

Lucknow / UP

Uttar Pradesh Police's ATS neutralised a FICN racket and arrested a Nizamuddin Ansari, member of the gang associated with smuggling FICN from Nepal, in Charbagh railway station of Lucknow. The racket was being allegedly run by Pakistan's premier intelligence agency, ISI. Ansari, was looking after the gang's activities around the Indo-Nepal border. However, the kingpins of the gang are believed to based in Singapore, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. Ansari was was planning to board a train to Delhi to deliver the consignment, that was seized from him.

FICN worth INR 7,00,000.
161 August 19, 2016

Jaisalmer / Rajastan

Authorities said they have arrested a Pakistani spy, identified as Nandlal Maharaj from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, and he has revealed the influx of a large amount of explosives into the country from the neighbouring nation. However, seven or eight of his associates are said to have given the SFs the slip. The spy caught in a joint operation conducted by the IB, the RAW and the Rajasthan intelligence authorities, is a resident of Sanghar District in the Sind province of Pakistan. His wife and child are said to reside there. He reportedly ran a cloth showroom there, but was convinced to spy for Pakistan for money.

several SIM cards and two mobile phone
162 October 12, 2016

Kutch / Gujarat

Two agents of Pakistan's ISI were arrested from Kutch in Gujarat. More details about the two arrested suspects is awaited. This comes just a few days after a Pakistani boat with nine crew members aboard it, was apprehended by the Indian Coast Guard, off Gujarat coast. An inquiry into the identities of the crew members and their interrogation had revealed that the men were all Pakistani fishermen. As the debate on surgical strikes rages on in the country, there have been repeated warnings from intelligence agencies that the Pakistani terror outfits operating from PoK, might be planning a 'spectacular' attack on major cities across India. There have been several infiltration bid too, along the LoC, around 40 of which were intercepted by the BSF and the CRPF, in September.

163 October 27, 2016

New Delhi & Rajasthan

Three aides of Pakistani detained Pakistani High Commission official, Mehmood Akhtar were arrested in separate incidents. Two among the trio, Maulana Ramzan and Subhash Jangir were arrested in Delhi Zoo, while the third, Shoaib was arrested in Jodhpur (Rajasthan). They were handing over information to Mehmood Akhtar, about SF deployment in the Sir Creek area and Kutch region. The Pakistani official was to hand over the duo INR 50,000 for getting information. Before being let off because of diplomatic immunity, Akhtar confessed to Police about his role in the spy ring. Delhi Police has also done video-recording of his statement.

164 January 17, 2017

East Champaran

The role of the ISI in the November 20, 2016 train disaster in Kanpur is being suspected after Bihar Police, arrested three people, Moti Paswan, Uma Shankar Patel and Mukesh Yadav, who, they claimed, were working for the Pakistani intelligence agency to target Indian railways. The ISI link was being suspected after the interrogation of the trio, Police said. During interrogation, the three arrested persons provided some "positive lead" about the Indore-Patna Express derailment in Kanpur, District SP Jitendra Rana said.

The trio was arrested from Adapur Police Station area and they allegedly confessed to having worked for a Nepalese contact suspected to be connected to the ISI to target the railways, Rana told. The three are "professional criminals" involved in more than a dozen cases. The three were paid INR 3 lakh by a Nepali man Brajesh Giri, who allegedly had connections with Shamsul Hoda of Dubai, who had links with the ISI, the SP said. The money was paid to them to plant a bomb on the railway tracks at Ghorasan in East Champaran District, bordering Nepal, on October 1, 2016 Rana said.

165 January 18, 2017

East Champaran

Pakistan's ISI operatives in Nepal had offered a flat and a luxury vehicle besides huge cash to each member of the group that was assigned to plant explosives to derail the Indore-Rajendranagar Express near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh in November, 2016, Police sources said. The revelations came to the fore during interrogation of Moti Paswan, who was arrested from East Champaran District of Bihar, close to the India-Nepal border, on January 16. The arrest was in connection with the abortive attempt to blow up the railway tracks near Ghorasahan in East Champaran, 200km north of Patna, to derail the Raxaul-Sitamarhi passenger train on October 1, 2016.

Moti, one of the three accused arrested in the case, had, according to the Police, revealed to his interrogators that two pressure cooker bombs were planted on the railway tracks at the behest of an India operative of the ISI, who had introduced himself as Brajesh Giri. He was offered INR 3,00,000 for carrying out the blast on the tracks on October 1, 2016. He was accompanied by Arun Ram, also called Mohan, and Deepak Ram, known as Sohan, who were subsequently killed in Nepal for their failure to accomplish the task.

Moti was in constant touch with Brajesh alias Giri Baba, who was assigned to hire people from East Champaran to carry out subversive activities in India at the behest of ISI, the Pakistani spy agency.

Police said that during interrogation, Moti revealed that Giri had promised to provide sufficient funds to the group to make investments in Bhojpuri movies. Giri, who acquired citizenship of Nepal, was introduced to the ISI operatives in Nepal by one Shamshul Hoda, who settled in Dubai for business purposes. Paswan stated, "I left for Nepal after the derailment of the train near Kanpur on November 20 last year. I, along with other members of the group, was supposed to get a house in Delhi where two operatives - Mohammad Zubair and Ziaul - were already settled".

166 January 29, 2017


ISI operative Mehmood Akhtar's statement to interrogators in Delhi that many people from Bhopal had handed over sensitive documents to him, has left intelligence officials in Madhya Pradesh worried. Now efforts are on to identify Akthar's 'agents' in Bhopal, said sources in the intelligence wing. There are inputs that Akhtar had visited Bhopal thrice in the last few years.

167 May 3, 2017

Faizabad / UP

The UP ATS claimed to have neutralised an espionage racket in the state by arresting a suspected ISI agent from Faizabad and picking up another for questioning. This comes days after intelligence inputs had warned of a possible terror attack in the state by ISI-trained terrorists. In a joint operation conducted by the UP ATS, Military Intelligence and UP Intelligence, Aftab Ali was picked up from Faizabad.

Pictures of the cantonment area have been recovered from his mobile phone
168 May 4, 2017

Mumbai/ Maharashtra

Acting on leads provided by ISI suspect Aftab Ali, arrested from UP's Faizabad, the UP ATS picked up Altaf Qureshi from south Mumbai's Masjid Bunder and Javed Iqbal from Agreepada, also in Mumbai. According to police, the trio was involved an espionage racket, with Aftab, believed to have been trained by ISI, maintaining constant touch with officials in the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.

169 June 2, 2017

Barmer District / Rajasthan

The Police unearthed ISI network by arresting a ISI spy, Deena Khan, from a remote village in Barmer District. Police has also caught two of his assistants, who are being quizzed. Khan not only helped Pakistan smugglers, but also sent information to Pakistan via Facebook.

170 September 13, 2017

Chandni Mahal / New Delhi

The Delhi Police arrested a man, identified as Mohammed Pervez suspected to have links with Pakistan spy agency ISI, from Chandni Mahal in north Delhi for blackmailing an Indian Army officer for sensitive defence-related information. The Police is also on a lookout for three of his alleged accomplices, who are on the run. The Army officer, a resident of southwest Delhi's Dwarka, had alleged that she was getting threat calls from two unknown numbers and obscene morphed photos of her from a Facebook profile called Ikta Sharma. She alleged that she was warned that the pictures and her personal information would be released on social media if she did not leak critical defence information. On the basis of the information gained through the Facebook profile and the records of the two numbers, Parvez Mohammed, who is in his early 30s, was arrested on September 13 by the local Police.

171 February 8, 2018


The Delhi Police arrested IAF officer Group Captain Arun Marwaha (51), for passing on the confidential IAF documents to Pakistan's ISI agents who were masquerading as 'models' in two profiles on Facebook during mid-December 2017. Allegedly, Arun Marwaha had been lured through seductive conversation through Whatsapp for a week or longer and used to click the pictures of classified documents related to IAF's combat exercises including 'Gagan Shakti', placed at the IAF Headquarters, said DCP Special Cell Pramod Khushwah. Marwaha was produced before the court of Judge Deepak Sehrawat at Patiala House Court in Delhi and taken on five days of police remand by the special cell of Delhi Police. Marwaha's mobile phone has been seized and sends for a forensic examination. He also confessed to have had access to many secret documents and plans to leak them to ISI during his posting at the IAF Headquarters. A FIR has been filed against Arun Marwaha under Section 3 and 5 of the Officials Secret Act (OSA) on the complaint from an unnamed senior IAF official.

Non-Violent (Arrest)
172 March 29, 2018 Amritsar

The State Special Operation Cell in a joint operation with Military Intelligence has arrested a spy-Ravi Kumar who was working for Pakistan's ISI from Amritsar, Punjab. The team of SSOC recovered photographs of Army vehicles, hand-made maps of restricted areas in the region and copies of restricted training manuals of Army from Ravi Kumar's possession. Seven months ago, Ravi Kumar was recruited by the ISI through social media platform-Facebook. He used to get money channelled via Dubai (U.A.E) through international money transfers. Ravi has been charged under Sections of the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and the Indian Penal Code (IPC), read the report.

Non-Violent (Arrest of a Spy)
173 April 5, 2018 Mohali/Chandigarh

Considering it a big success, the Punjab Police, arrested Inderjit Singh aka Rinku from Mohali in Chandigarh and recovered explosive materials and related accessories from his Ford-make car registered in Haryana. Reportedly, two years back, Inderjit got in contact with Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) over Facebook and confessed to learn to make Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) with 'Do-It-Yourself' (DIY) manuals. The Punjab Police has recovered two light remote controls, multifunctional digital remote control, and different types of chemicals. Inderjit was produced before the Court of law in Mohali and was sent to three-days of Police custody. In his preliminary interrogation, Inderjit confessed that his ISI-handlers had assigned him to execute blasts in Punjab. Earlier this week, the Punjab Police's Counterintelligence wing had arrested four youths charged with highlighting the Khalistan propaganda during the cricket matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Mohali, Chandigarh. Inderjit Singh is an MBA graduate and worked with a private company in Faridabad, Haryana.

Non-Violent (Arrest with Explosives materials)

May 15, 2018

Dubai (UAE)

Dubai Police arrested India's 'most wanted' terrorist Chhota Shakeel's aide and close associate, Farooque Devadiwala aka Farooque Ahmed Gani aka Hazrat. Farooque was an absconder from last two decades and allegedly worked for Pakistan's ISI. Farooque was wanted for his involvement in many terror activities in Gujarat and Maharashtra. Devadiwala was based in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates UAE from where he was running operations against India. His activities were supported by the ISI. His job was to get in contact with Indian Muslim youth, radicalise them and then sent them to POK for terror training. The recent arrest of Faisal Mirza revealed Farooque's active involvement in militancy against India. Chhota Shakeel helped Farooque to flee India and reach Pakistan, said unnamed source. The process of extradition of Farooque to India has been initiated and the CBI with the assistance from the Ministry of External Affairs MEA would speed-up the process.

Non-Violent (Arrest of ISI module)

175 May 23, 2018

Pithoragarh District (Uttarakhand)

The Uttar Pradesh ATS arrested a man-Ramesh Singh Kanyal (43) from Didihat in Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand for allegedly sharing sensitive information with Pakistan's ISI. Ramesh was produced in the Court and was sent to ATS custody. Kanyal was serving as a cook to an unnamed Indian Diplomat in Pakistan during 2015 to 2017 and was approached by the ISI operatives who promised him to pay for sharing information related to the National Security. Kanyal bugged the house of the Diplomat to get the information that ISI needed. Acting upon the Intelligence inputs shared by the Indian Army, the ATS team arrested Kanyal and recovered a cellular SIM card and a Pakistan-made cellular phone from his possession. The case has been registered in Uttar Pradesh.

Non-Violent (Arrest)
176 June 4, 2018 Hyderabad/Telangana The Hyderabad Police arrested a Pakistani national-Mohammad Usman Ikram aka Abbas Ikram from Hyderabad for overstaying in India with forged documents. The arrest of Usman raised a security alarm in the city of Hyderabad. Reportedly, Usman has been staying in India from last seven years after he entered via Nepal and reached Hyderabad city in 2011. Usman's wife [an Indian citizen] approached the Cybercrime Police to complaint about harassment and threat from Usman. Usman threatened his wife to upload nude videos of her and daughter. Usman held Indian Passport and several other documents to stay undetected in the city. During the investigation, the Cybercrime department arrested Maqsood Ahmed-a lecturer from Karimnagar District in Telangana and two of his associates-Syed Badaruzzama Kirmani and Mohammad Khaja Nizam for providing forged documents to Usman. The Police is investigating Usman's connection with Pakistan's ISI and terrorist organisations, if any. Usman is a resident of Piplan of Punjab's Province in Pakistan. Forged documents

Source: Compiled from English language media sources.





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