Visakhapatnam: Intelligence agencies have busted an espionage racket linked to Pakistan with the arrest of seven Indian Navy personnel and a hawala operator, officials said on Friday.
The arrests were made from various parts across the country. More suspects are being questioned, they said.
Andhra Pradesh State Intelligence Department in association with the central intelligence agencies and Naval Intelligence busted the racket under an operation named “Dolphin’s Nose”.
The accused were produced before NIA court in Vijayawada on Friday. They were remanded to judicial custody till January 3. Further details are awaited.
Visakhapatnam is the headquarters of Eastern Naval Command.