Army jawan arrested for giving confidential information to Pakistan

Ambala, Oct 14 (PTI) The Haryana Police on Thursday said it has arrested an Army jawan for allegedly passing secret information to Pakistani intelligence agency ISI.

Police said that on the basis of intelligence, Rohit Kumar was arrested on Wednesday. He said that Kumar is a resident of Kodwa Khurd village in Narayangarh area of ​​Ambala district and is working as a Havildar in the Army’s Engineering Regiment. Kumar is currently posted in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

Superintendent of Police Hamid Akhtar said that Kumar had come to the village on leave a few days ago. He said that on the basis of intelligence received about Kumar, he was taken into custody.

The superintendent of police said that during interrogation it was found that he is in touch with a Pakistani agent and is sharing confidential information and photographs with the Pakistani intelligence agency.

Two mobile phones of Kumar have been seized from which he used to share information, they said. Akhtar said that the police will conduct a detailed investigation of the mobile phone.

He told that Kumar had joined the army in the year 2012 and has been involved in espionage since the year 2018. During interrogation, Kumar admitted that he had shared some information with the Pakistani intelligence agency, police said.

A case has been registered against Kumar under the Official Secrets Act, he said. Kumar was produced before the court on Thursday evening from where he was remanded in police custody for seven days.


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