Three held in foreign money transfer cases

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Jammu: Three persons have been arrested and are being questioned in connection with a suspected money transfer case from a foreign country, police said on Thursday.
The suspects have been identified as Shajjat Hussian, Mohmmad Akram and Sajjad, hailing from Surankote tehsil of Poonch district. They are being quizzed by the multi-agency investigation panel at Joint Interrogation Centre (JIC) in Jammu to probe transfer of foreign funds and links, if any, with any spying agency, the police officer said.
According to reports Akram and Shajjat allegedly received money in their bank accounts from Saudi Arabia.
On Monday, Punjab police had arrested a Poonch district resident on suspicion of spying.
The suspect, who has been identified as Irshad Ahmed (30), was working as a labourer at Mamoon Cantonment in Pathankot.
A smart phone has been recovered from his possession containing pictures of vital installations and sensitive equipment in the cantonment area, police said.
He has been booked under the Official Secrets Act and a case has been registered at Shahpur Kandi in Pathankot, the official said.

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