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Pak national detained at Metro station

New Delhi: A 35-year-old Pakistani national, who had arrived in the capital four days ago on a pilgrimage, was detained by the CISF at a Metro station in west Delhi on Monday after a woman passenger complained that he was clicking her pictures on his cellphone without her permission. The man was later handed over to the Metro police and was questioned by several other security agencies.

The incident was reported around 1.30pm when the Metro train from Dwarka Sector 9 to Noida City Centre — on Line 3 — entered the Rajouri Garden station. Confirming the incident, an officer of the special cell of Delhi Police said all his travel documents — including passport and visa — were found valid.

Sources said the Pakistani national had arrived in the city from Lahore on Thursday with a group of around 65 others for a pilgrimage to Hazrat Nizamuddin dargah. The group is staying in a hotel at Paharganj.

“The man is being questioned by a joint investigating team consisting of several security agencies. We have not found any objectionable photograph on his mobile,” said an investigating officer. “The police in Paharganj have been directed to go to his hotel and verify his credentials.

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