He was in touch with Pakistan based IDs on Facebook: UP ATS on DRDO employee’s arrest

Updated:3 months, 1 week ago IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 08 (ANI): Solid evidence found on the personal computer of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) employee, who was arrested on suspicion of leaking sensitive details about the nuclear-capable BrahMos cruise missile to Pakistan, said Asim Arun, Inspector General, Anti-Terrorism Squad, Uttar Pradesh. “Very sensitive information was found on his personal computer, which were a violation of the Officials Secrets Act, 1923. We also found evidence of him chatting on facebook with Pakistan based IDs,” added Asim Arun. The DRDO employee, Nishant Agarwal was employed at a BrahMos production centre near Nagpur since the last four years.

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