On Monday, an employee from Defence Research and Development Organisation was arrested from BrahMos missile unit in Maharashtra’s Nagpur.
The employee was arrested for leaking the technical secrets to Pakistan. The accused employee has been identified as Nishant Agarwal, who works at Brahmos Aerospace unit since four years.
The accused has been booked under the Official Secrets Act and the police pointed that the investigation is undergoing. He was arrested in a joint operation done by Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squads at DRDO’S Wardha Road facility in Nagpur.
Aseem Arun, ATS IG said that, “Very sensitive information was found on his personal computer.We also found evidence of him chatting on Facebook with Pakistan-based operators.” Earlier, the Uttar Pradesh AntI-Terrorist Squad had arrested a BSF jawan from Noida on the charge of sharing vital information with Pakistan ISI agents.