Two persons were arrested on Tuesday for shooting videos and taking photographs outside an Army camp in Jammu. The duo was identified as 38-year-old Mushtaq Ahmed Malik, and 24-year-old Nadeem Akhter

The suspected Pakistani spies were given tasks by Hizbul militants to recce some areas. They shared pictures and videos of the Army camp with the Hizbul militants in PoK. The two spies were arrested outside an Army camp near the Ratnuchak military station in Jammu.

Two persons, who were arrested for shooting videos and taking photographs outside an army camp in Jammu, were allegedly in direct contact with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants in based in Pakistan as spies, officials said on Wednesday.

The suspected spies were arrested on Tuesday.

The suspected spies of Pakistan, who were handed over to the police, are being grilled at a joint interrogation centre to know about the plan of the terrorists.

The duo was identified as 38-year-old Mushtaq Ahmed Malik from Udhyanpur area of Doda district, and 24-year-old Nadeem Akhter from Malhar area of Kathua district, the officials said.

They were working for two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists based in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and were in contact with them, officials said. The two Hizbul militants based in PoK were kins of the duo and they had gone to PoK and joined HM several years ago, the officials said.

The duo was given tasks by the Hizbul militants for the recce of areas, video footages and pictures of the vital installations, officials said.

The interrogators are looking into various angles including past terrorist attacks on camps and terror plans in this regard, the officials added.

An army patrol noticed the two moving suspiciously at Parmandal Morh near Ratnuchak Military Station and kept a close watch on them.

They were seen taking pictures and video graphing the military station and were immediately taken into custody for questioning, the officials said.

They said their mobile phones were scanned during which it came to light that they were in regular contact with some persons in Pakistan and have also shared some videos with them a few hours before their arrest.