Four contract employees of DRDO’s test range in Odisha’s Balasore district were arrested for allegedly passing confidential information to suspected Pakistani agents.
in Balasore district of Odisha DRDO Four contract workers of the K Integrated Test Range were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly passing confidential information to suspected Pakistani agents. The police informed about this. Inspector General of Police (Eastern Division) Himanshu Kumar Lal said that initially the four were taken into custody and interrogated and after interrogation they were arrested.Also Read – Uttar Pradesh News: Former MLA’s son booked for rape, robbery in UP
Balasore police issued a statement saying that this action has been taken on the basis of intelligence inputs, which said that some people are wrongly or knowingly giving confidential information related to defense to foreign agents who appear to be Pakistani. They (agents) are being contacted through various ISD phone numbers. Also Read – Policeman ‘Uncle’ raped unconsciously, robbed Asmat repeatedly by threatening to make the video viral; Son also supported father and…
It said that several police teams were formed, comprising officers of the rank of Deputy Superintendents of Police and Inspectors and after the raids, contractual employees of the Integrated Test Range of Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) at Chandipur were arrested. . He is accused of passing confidential information to foreign agents and receiving pecuniary benefits in return, the statement said. Also Read – Love Affair: A married woman was having an affair with a 17-year-old neighbor, suddenly both of them disappeared from the house.
According to the police, many objectionable materials have also been recovered from them. A case has been registered against the four at Chandipur police station under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Official Secrets Act, the statement said. When contacted, DRDO officials declined to comment on the matter and said that the police is probing the allegations.
Even before this, in 2014, contract cinematographer Ishwar Behera was caught in Balasore for leaking confidential information related to the testing center. On February 11, the Sessions Court sentenced him to life imprisonment.