The Hamas run Interior Ministry of Gaza announced, on Monday, that police arrested an Egyptian intelligence officer inside the Gaza Strip on Sunday.
Fathi Hammad, of the Interior Minister in Gaza, announced that the Egyptian officer infiltrated the Gaza Strip and was trying to gather information about individuals, the Hamas run government, and Gaza based resistance groups.
The Minister said that the officer was send back to Egypt. The Government in Gaza has asked Cairo to investigate the incident.
Hammad condemned Egypt’s continued campaign of arrests against Palestinians along the borders between Gaza and Egypt. He demanded a halt to the torture of Palestinians in Egyptian jails.