Published On: Sun, Mar 27th, 2016

Father, uncle of alleged RAW spy held in Pak worked in Mumbai Police

Mumbai: Alleged RAW spy held in Balochistan province in Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav’s father had worked in the Mumbai Police and had retired as an assistant commissioner of police, sources close to his family said on Saturday.

 Ex-Navy Officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was on a business trip when he was allegedly caught for spying.

Ex-Navy Officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was on a business trip in Pakistan when he was allegedly caught for spying.

Sudhir Jadhav, Kulbhushan’s father, retired as an ACP from Mumbai Police about eight years ago.

His uncle, Subhash Jadhav also retired from the Mumbai police as assistant commissioner and he was in charge of Bandra police station when the hit-and-run case was registered against Bollywood actor Salman Khan in 2002 at that police station.

Jadhav’s relatives came to know about his arrest in Pakistan Friday when the news was out in the media, sources said.

Kulbhushan uncle, Subhas Jadhav said on Saturday that the picture on the passport seized by Pakistan from an alleged RAW agent was that of his nephew. However, he denied his nephew was also known as Hussain Hussein Mubarak Patel, the name that the passport flashed on Pakistani TV channels carries.

Fake passport of Kulbhushan Jadhav

Fake passport of Kulbhushan Jadhav

He refuted Pakistan’s allegation that his nephew was in any way associated with India’s spy agency.

Kulbhushan another uncle, Suresh Jadhav, who works with Maharashtra Secretariat, as a desk officer.

Apart from Kulbhushan, who is 47, his parents have a daughter who is married, sources added.

Kulbhushan had joined the National Defence Academy and worked with the Navy for a while before quitting to set up his own business and used to travel around the world in connection with his business, the sources also said. They added that he was on a business trip when he was allegedly caught in Pakistan.

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