"Indian spy visited area near LoC this March"


April 29, 2010

JAMMU: Indian diplomat Madhuri Gupta, arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan had visited the Sunderbani border area in Jammu and Kashmir last month and stayed with a doctor couple.

IANS quoted intelligence sources as saying Gupta, 53, had been to Sunderbani, close to the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, for two days on March 28 and 29 this year.

According to Kashmir Media Service, officials said that they do not have exact information on the kind of relationship the diplomat had with the doctor couple.

"At some stage, it might be investigated," intelligence official, said.

Gupta, a second secretary with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, has been remanded to police custody. The Indian government on Tuesday said that it was questioning Gupta for passing sensitive information to Pakistan.

She was arrested four days ago after being summoned to Delhi on the pretext of consultations.

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