Lucknow, Sep 19: A Border Security Force (BSF) Constable was arrested on Wednesday in Noida for passing “secret and sensitive” information to Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, officials said.
The arrest was made by the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Uttar Pradesh Police.
The trooper has been identified as Acchutanand Mishra and officials said he was “honeytrapped” by “a person who used a fake ID of a woman” in social networking site Facebook.
He was befriended by a woman ISI agent.
Briefing the media, Director General of Police O.P. Singh said Mishra was arrested from Sector 18 in Noida, adjoining Delhi.
Hailing from Reva in Madhya Pradesh, Mishra had been passing off secret and sensitive information to the Pakistani intelligence agency, Singh said.
Singh said that during interrogation, Mishra admitted to sharing details pertaining to vital installations and locations of the BSF and Indian Army training camps. Many other details were also leaked.