Police and law enforcement agencies on Friday claimed to have arrested an Afghan spy in Taxila. Police said that the alleged spy identified as Noor Agha was picked up from his residence located in Mohallah Mashriqiabad during a pre-dawn raid.

Afghan intelligence agent arrested in Balochistan

The police claimed that Agha was working for an Afghan intelligence agency disguised as vegetable vendor in the Manzoorabad area.

The police also said that one Pakistani and one Afghani identity cards were recovered from him. Police sources said that Agha also served in Afghan National Army from 2012 to 2015. The accused was shifted to an undisclosed location for questioning.

In April, an Afghan intelligence agent was arrested by security forces near the Pakistan-Afghan border region of Chaman.

According to initial reports, the suspect is a serving member of the Afghan intelligence and was arrested during an operation conducted by Frontier Corps (FC).

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The agent, who has not yet been named, was in possession of several explosives, ammunition and weapons, an FC spokesperson. The said agent has been handed to authorities and further investigation is underway.