Punjab News German spy’s accomplice held, sent to 3 day police remand


Prime VIP
Anandpur Sahib, June 25

The Ropar police arrested a female Russian accomplice of a German spy from Jaipur yesterday.

Thomas Kohan, a German, was arrested on suspicion of spying here last month, however, the police had been looking for his Russian accomplice, said to be a close aide of Thomas. The girl, identified as Oliga Timoshik, was arrested yesterday in Jaipur by the Ropar police team led by Nangal DSP HS Hundal.

Oliga was brought here today and produced in the court of Senior Divisional Judicial Magistrate Pushvinder Singh who sent her for three-day police remand.

The court allowed her to talk to relatives and lawyer twice a day in the presence of investigating officer. Her mobile phone, laptop and passport had been confiscated, the police said.

She was held after an evidence was obtained from the e-mail ID of a girl who had been using the ID for last few days. Her visa got expired and thus, she was living illegally in India. The police said vital clues were expected. The girl had told the police that she worked as a freelance journalist and used to send photographs and news reports to various newspapers.

The police further said Oliga had been looking for a rented accomodation in Jaipur and had told some people that she was married to a man named Thomas.

However, the police is trying to find out what was her source of income and is also checking her bank accounts.