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Rajasthan: Army Jawan, Honey-Trapped On Facebook, Held For Leaking Confidential Info To Pakistan

The Army Jawan came in contact with a Pakistani intelligence agent through social media and shared confidential information with him

Rajasthan: Army Jawan, Honey-Trapped On Facebook, Held For Leaking Confidential Info To Pakistan
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Rajasthan: Army Jawan, Honey-Trapped On Facebook, Held For Leaking Confidential Info To Pakistan
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2021-03-15T08:14:40+05:30

An army jawan was arrested in Rajasthan for allegedly leaking confidential information to a Pakistani agent. The 22-year-old jawan, Akash Maharia, is a resident of the Sikar district of Rajasthan and is posted in Sikkim.

According to a senior official, he came in contact with a Pakistani intelligence agent through social media and shared confidential information with him, the official said.

According to the intelligence wing of the Rajasthan wing who arrested Maharia, the Pakistani agents got in touch with him through fake identities on Facebook. Police said Maharia was involved in supplying strategic information about the Army via his mobile. He was also having chats of explicit nature with the Pakistani woman agents, police added.

He said the accused was arrested Saturday night following interrogation by intelligence agencies.

With PTI inputs

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