Germany indicts Indian couple for spying on Sikh community

Thursday, 11/04/2019

http://paper.hindustantimes.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

BERLIN: An Indian couple accused of spying on Germany’s Sikh community and “Kashmir movement” have been charged with espionage, German prosecutors said.

They named the suspects only as Manmohan S, 50, and his wife Kanwal Jit K, 51, in keeping with German privacy rules for defendants.

“Manmohan S agreed by January 2015 at the latest to provide information about Germany’s Sikh community and Kashmir movement and their relatives to an employee of the Indian foreign intelligence service Research & Analysis Wing,” they said in a statement.

His wife joined him in monthly meetings with the Indian intelligence officer between July and December 2017, and in total the couple were paid 7,200 euros (₹5.6 lakh) for their work.

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2 held for demanding ₹35L ransom from Cong nominee Aujla

Thursday, 18/04/2019

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AMRITSAR : Two persons were arrested for demanding ₹35 lakh ransom from Amritsar MP Gurjit Singh Aujla, police said. Aujla is contesting as Congress candidate from the seat.

 

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Indian citizen sentenced in US for call centre-linked fraud

Friday, 19/04/2019

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New York : A federal judge in Florida has sentenced an Indian citizen to eight years and six months in prison for his involvement in an India-based call centre scam, according to the US Justice Department.