KARACHI - The Counter Terrorism Department of police claimed to have arrested two Pakistani fishermen working for the Indian-spy agency RAW.

The arrest of Pakistani fishermen belonging Indian-spy agency RAW was disclosed by SSP CTD Naveed Khuwaja during a press conference at his office on Saturday.

The SSP said that the CTD conducted a raid on tip off in Thatta District and arrested two fishermen namely Saddam Hussain aka Roshan Machi and Muhammad Bachal Solangi. During the initial course of investigation, they confessed that in return of money they were giving details of country`s sensitive and coastal areas to the Indian spy agency. The SSP further informed that the culprits revealed they entered in India via Shah Bandar area, where their meeting with two RAW spies – Karan Singh and Arjun were facilitated by a fisherman namely Muhammad Khan. “The culprits were given tasks at a local police station in India and allotted secret codes for communication purpose.”

Naveed Khawaja further claimed that police have also seized photographs of sensitive installations and phone numbers of RAW officials from the possession of the accused.

Meanwhile, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed the DG Rangers Sindh to act upon the decision to seal border areas of the province with Punjab in order to stop entry of outlaws that might cross into the province after operation I Kutcha areas of Punjab.

Talking to DG Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar who called on him here at the CM House Saturday, Qaim called for strict surveillance on the borders of Punjab with Sindh, particularly because of the operations against criminals launched in Rajanpur. The DG Rangers briefed the chief minister on the operation against terrorists, over all law & order situation and targeted operation.

He also discussed the Punjab operation with the chief minister. On this, the CM said that the operation in Punjab and its impacts in Sindh were discussed in the last meeting on law and order. It was decided in the meeting that vulnerable borders areas with Punjab would be sealed.

The DG Rangers briefed the chief minister about the surveillance of borders and said the law enforcement agencies were very much alert.

The chief minister eulogised the role of law enforcement agencies for restoring peace in Karachi and appreciated their sacrifices.