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A local police officer was arrested on Monday for allegedly working for Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW). 

According to police officials, the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) police and other undercover bodies arrested the Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Shehzad Pervaiz from Gulistan-e-Jauhar in Karachi.

The arrested ASI— who is also a resident of Gulestan-e-Juahar — was stationed at the Shahrah-e-Faisal police station, the police officials said, adding that two hand grenades were also recovered from his possession. 

According to police reports, the arrested person is affiliated with the MQM-London and was also involved in various terrorist activities in the past. Moreover, the accused was also working as a key member in groups that are accused of being involved in target killings in Karachi.

However, further investigation in this matter is underway, police authorities notified.