US nationals detained, released in Rawalpindi
16 November, 2011
RAWALPINDI: US nationals accused of making videos of sensitive installations were detained by the police and later released, our sources reported.
According to reports, the American's were attending a musical performance at a local university. They were stopped and detained by the local police when they were found to be filming sensitive installations.
The officials were released after police destroyed the video footage.
According to the spokesman for the US embassy, the Americans who belong to a performing group were briefly detained.
The spokesman said that the Americans were accused of taking pictures of sensitive installations. He denied the claim that the Americans were also making videos adding that even the pictures taken were not of any sensitive installations.