Jaipur: One of many two Indian troopers who was taken into custody from the Jodhpur railway station on costs of sharing essential info with a Pakistan-based girl ISI agent, has been arrested whereas the opposite was freed however can be used as a witness, police sources stated.
The arrested soldier has been recognized as Vichitra Behra, who hails from Odisha. He was arrested below Part 3 (spying) of the Official Secrets and techniques Act on Wednesday.
In response to the sources, the second soldier was freed as concrete proof couldn’t be collected in opposition to him.
Extra Director Normal of Police, Intelligence, Umesh Mishra stated: “The soldier gave confidential info to the Pakistan girl agent by way of social media. He additionally accepted cash from the opposite facet after giving out the data.
“In truth, he got here in contact of the girl by social media and analysing the questions she despatched, it’s evident that she was a member of the Pakistani intelligence.”
Behra despatched the small print as videoclips by way of WhatsApp, based on the police sources.
The sources added that Behra was in contact with the girl for the final two years and shared essential info on the Train Sindhu Sudarshan Venture.
The troopers, who had been posted in Pokhran, had been taken into custody by intelligence brokers on Tuesday from the Jodhpur railway station. They had been later shifted to Jaipur for interrogation.
Behra might be produced in court docket for remand.