New Delhi, September 15
The National Investigation Agency right this moment mentioned it has arrested key accused Giteli Imran in reference to its probe into the Vishakhattnam Naval Ship espionage case, who, it alleged, was working for Pakistan’s exterior intelligence company ISI.
Officials mentioned Imran (37) of Gujarat’s Godhra was arrested on Monday in reference to the case registered below the IPC, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and the Official Secrets Act.
A spokesperson alleged that Imran was discovered to be concerned in “snooping activities” for espionage functions and serve his masters in Pakistan’s ISI. “The case relates to an international espionage racket in which Pakistan-based spies recruited agents in India for collecting sensitive and classified information regarding locations of Indian naval ships and submarines and other defence establishments,” he added.
Probe revealed that few Navy personnel allegedly got here involved with Pakistani brokers by way of social media platforms. The official mentioned they shared categorized info for which cash was deposited into their financial institution accounts by way of ISI’s Indian associates. — TNS