Islamabad, Jun 12 : A US national has been arrested for allegedly scouting nuclear facilities near the Pakistani capital and is expected to be deported soon as the Interior Ministry has already cancelled his visa.
Matthew Craig Barrett, 27, was remanded to judicial custody for 14 days by a court in Islamabad yesterday following his arrest from sector I-11 of Islamabad on Friday. He was then taken to Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.
Police said the Interior Ministry had ordered him to leave Pakistan by June 4 and his continued presence in the country violated the Foreigners Act. PTI