A man allegedly active in several Pakistani WhatsApp groups has been detained in Rajasthan’s Banswara district.

Ayan, a resident of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, had been staying in a hotel for the last few days after coming to Rajasthan in search of a job, Banswara Superintendent of Police Kaluram Rawat told PTI.

He was working in a garment factory.

“When his mobile phone was checked during routine checking, he was found active in several groups operated from Pakistan,” said Rawat.

SHO, Kotwali police station, Shaitan Singh said he was interrogated jointly by the local police and the Anti-Terrorist Squad.

“He came in touch with the owner of the factory through WhatsApp,” he said.