India arrests diplomat for ‘spying for Pakistan’


BBC News | Tuesday, 27 April 2010 | 12:00 GMT

Breaking News India has arrested a diplomat working in its Islamabad embassy on charges of spying for Pakistan. Madhuri Gupta, 53, is a second secretary in the embassy and works in the press and information section. She was arrested on a work trip to Delhi.

Officials say she is suspected of handing over classified documents to Pakistan’s ISI intelligence service. An investigation has begun and Ms Gupta is co-operating, a spokesman for the ministry of external affairs said.

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