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Army Officer Of Lieutenant Colonel Rank Detained Over ISI 'Honey Trap' Suspicion

The officer in question is currently posted at Army base workshop and was on radar following a major financial transaction

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Army Officer Of Lieutenant Colonel Rank Detained Over ISI 'Honey Trap' Suspicion
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Army Officer Of Lieutenant Colonel Rank Detained Over ISI 'Honey Trap' Suspicion
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2018-02-14T18:21:01+05:30

An Indian Army officer of Lieutenant Colonel rank was on Tuesday detained in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur in an alleged honey trap case by military intelligence (MI) officials.

The intelligence wing of the military had carried out searches at his official premises on late Monday night on the suspicion that he might have fallen for the trap set by the Pakistan's Inter-state Service (ISI).

The officer in question is currently posted at Army base workshop and was on radar following a major financial transaction through his account, reported the Times of India.

Last week, an Indian Air Force officer was taken into custody by the counter intelligence wing of the force for alleged involvement in espionage and leaking classified documents, has been arrested by the police under the Official Secrets Act (OSA).

Group Captain Arun Marwaha was caught revealing information and documents to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agents who chatted with him on social media masquerading as women.

The ISI agents had made fake profiles as women on Facebook and befriended the officer there.

Marwaha was reportedly using his smartphone to click pictures of the classified documents containing combat exercises at the IAF headquarters and sending them across via WhatsApp.

He was detained by the IAF for investigation on January 31 after his activities were found suspicious.

Officer is working in the Jabalpur workshop & has been detained by the counter intelligence wing of the Army.


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