The trial of two Indian citizens accused of spying on Kashmiri and Sikh groups in Germany and sharing information with Indian intelligence agents began in Germany.

Manmohan aged 50, and his wife, 51-year-old Kanwal Jit were charged with foreign secret service agent activity in Germany. The higher regional court in Frankfurt is hearing the case.

The Indian couple had obtained information on Kashmiri and Sikh groups in Germany and passed it on to officials in India’s external intelligence agency, the research and analysis wing, posted at the Indian consulate in Frankfurt.

The couple received a total of 7,200 Euros from raw.