Delhi Police Special Cell on Thursday arrested Group Captain Arun Marwah for allegedly leaking classified Indian Air Force (IAF) information to Pakistan’s intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
An FIR has been filed against the captain under sections 3 and 5 of the Officials Secrets Act on the complaint by a senior IAF official.
According to reports, Marwaha was using his smartphone to click pictures of the classified documents containing combat exercises at the IAF headquarters and sending them across via WhatsApp.
According to multiple media reports, Marwah was honey-trapped by the ISI through Facebook accounts in mid-December. ISI operatives were impersonating as models through these profiles. Marwah was lured through seductive conversations for a week or so, after which he was persuaded to share information pertaining to IAF exercises.
Marwah has been sent to five days’ police custody and is being interrogated by the authorities.
With Inputs From ANI