A man suspected to be a spy of Pakistani intelligence agencies has been arrested in Arunachal pradesh’s Anjaw district,near India-China border, army sources said.

The suspect has been identified as Nirmal Rai, a resident of Sadiya in Assam’s Tinsukia district, they said.

State Director General of Police (DGP) SBK Singh, when contacted, said Rai had been working as an army porter at Kibithu and Dichu two border posts along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

He was arrested to January 6 army personnel and handed over to Arunachal pradesh police day after, the DGP said.”Rai belongs to a Nepali community. He worked at a burger shop in Dubai between 2016 and 2018 before moving to Kibithu,” he said, adding that more details in the case will be available after interrogation.

A smart phone has been seized from the possession of Rai, the personnel said, adding that the arrest was made under provisions of official secretes act, section 120B of the IPC for criminal conspiracy and section seventy two of the IT Act for breach of privacy.

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