IAF Officer Arrested For Allegedly Providing Secret Documents to Pakistan's ISI

IAF Group Captain charged under Official Secrets Act: Sources

IAF Group Captain charged under Official Secrets Act: Sources

According to the officials, Marwaha was honey-trapped by two Pakistani agents, he befriended with on Facebook few months ago.

An Air Force officer was arrested on Thursday in Delhi for allegedly spying for Pakistani intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

Marwaha has been booked under sections 3 and 5 of the Official Secrets Act, as per the FIR filed by the Delhi Police.

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Till now, cops have not found any evidence of a monetary exchange and say Marwaha was passing on classified information in lieu of sex chats.

He had become comfortable with the person to share his phone no. and they talked through Whatsapp too, and it is being reported that they might have also exchanged private messages with each other. The officer after establishing intimate relationship, gave away sensitive documents to the ISI agent, according to reports. When Marwaha's role was revealed, IAF informed the Delhi Police. He was produced before a magistrate in the Patiala House Courts Complex, who sent him in five days police custody. "We also found he shared documents of Gagan Shakti, an exercise", the officer added.

Director Para Operations, IAF Headquarters - was under the radar of air force's counter-surveillance wing after he allegedly used his smartphone to click pictures at IAF's combat training ground in mid-December. After questioning him for 10 days, the counter-intelligence wing of the Air Force turned the case over to the police. His phone too has been seized and will be examined by the forensic team. The officer was indulging in certain "unwanted activities" through unauthorised electronic devices which is against existing orders, sources had said.

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