5 folks have been arrested from Nagaon and Morigaon districts of Assam for allegedly supplying SIM playing cards to Pakistani brokers, a police spokesperson mentioned on Wednesday.
A number of cellphones, SIM playing cards and different incriminating fabrics, together with a handset used to proportion defence knowledge with a overseas embassy, have been seized, he mentioned.
Assam Police spokesperson Prasanta Bhuyan mentioned the arrests have been made all through an operation performed on Tuesday evening, in keeping with inputs from Intelligence Bureau and different assets.
“There have been inputs that round 10 folks from those two districts have been fascinated with fraudulently buying SIM playing cards from other provider suppliers and supplying the ones to a couple Pakistani brokers, thus operating in opposition to the integrity and sovereignty of the country,” he mentioned.
5 of the accused have been arrested on Tuesday evening, he added.
The ones arrested have been known as Ashiqul Islam, Bodor Uddin, Mijanur Rahman and Wahiduz Zaman, all from Nagaon, and Baharul Islam from Morigaon.
A number of the pieces recovered from the arrested folks and homes of the opposite 5 absconding accused are 18 cellphones, 136 SIM playing cards suspected to were procured for fraudulent functions, one fingerprint scanner, one high-tech CPU and a few paperwork akin to beginning certificate, passbooks and images.
All the way through interrogation, it was once printed that Ashiqul Islam was once the use of a cell handset with two IMEI numbers from which a WhatsApp name was once made, sharing defence knowledge with a overseas embassy.
“That individual cell phone was once present in his ownership. Different nabbed folks have been additionally discovered technically concerned on this connection. A radical interrogation at the side of the IB officers is underway,” Mr. Bhuyan added.