According to reports from Indian media, two sisters from the Mhow cantonment in Indore were taken into custody on 23rd May due to suspicion of espionage after they were allegedly found to be in touch with two Pakistani nationals suspected to be operatives of that country’s spy agency, the Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI).
The two of them had been on the Indian police’s and the Military Intelligence’s radar following specific inputs about their online activities involving the Pakistani nationals, Indian Media reported a week ago.
Their contacts allegedly according to Indian MI initial reports were suspected ISI operatives and possibly retired or serving army and navy officers of Pakistan.
However, police have not found any evidence of spying for Pakistan against two women for their alleged involvement in suspicious activities in an Army area, an Indian official reportedly said.
It was found that that the two women 25 and 30, were possibly getting phone calls from some people from Pakistan, according to the Indore Crime Branch’s ASP of Police told Indian Media.
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However, a new story according to Indian Media is that from the alleged women’s social media chats, it appears to be a case of a love affair that could have resulted in marriage.
Apparently, now it is a big gang involved in spying for Pakistan was trying to trap the women, but, the police through swift action saved them from it
A news article read, “He (ASP) also said that all technical evidence pertaining to the women were probed thoroughly and an inquiry was also conducted into their bank accounts.”
He added, “Based on the result of the investigation into the matter, no criminal case has been registered against the women.”
This is not the first time such an atrocious arrest was made. We all remember the case of the Pakistani Spy pigeon. That was in May 2020, ironically a year ago when an innocent bird was captured by Indian villagers along the international border in Indian-Occupied Kashmir and it was arrested.
Similarly, In May 2015, a white pigeon was arrested after it was spotted by a 14-year-old boy in a village close to the border.
And in October 2016, another pigeon was arrested after it was found in possession of a note threatening the Indian prime minister.
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