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arun jaitley: tapping

The Tap Dancers

Entering the complex web of phone taps

The Tap Dancers
Jitender Gupta
The Tap Dancers
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On Tap

  • Feb 16: Constable held for unauthorised surveillance
  • Feb 18: Pvt detective agency employee Neeraj arrested
  • Feb 19:  Three pvt detectives arrested
  • Feb 20: Anurag Singh, alleged kingpin, arrested
  • Feb 25: Singh’s  custody extended

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Let’s call him Doctor Phone Tap. Police sources say that if anyone wanted a phone tapped in Delhi, they went to Dr Anurag Singh, the man who is currently in police custody for seeking the call records of Arun Jaitley, leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha. A qualified MBBS who worked with RAW as an informer, Singh is believed to be a treasure trove of inf­ormation on telephone service providers, as well as someone with great connections in the Delhi police.

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