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IAF officer arrested in Delhi for allegedly passing information to ISI

First Published: 9th February, 2018 11:55 IST

An Air Force officer was arrested in Delhi on Friday under charges of espionage and passing on classified information to Pakistani intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence. According to reports, Group Captain

An Air Force officer was arrested in Delhi on Friday under charges of espionage and passing on classified information to Pakistani intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence.

According to reports, Group Captain Arun Marwaha, 51, was honey-trapped by a Pakistani agent who chatted with him on WhatsApp, pretending to be a woman.

It is also learnt that the ISI agent contacted the officer a few months ago and started chatting with him regularly. After gaining his trust, the agent asked the officer for classified documents and allegedly got them.

A special cell of the police filed a case against the officer on Thursday and arrested him. The officer has been sent to five days’ custody.

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