Espionage racket busted in Rajouri, 2 booked: Police

Espionage racket busted in Rajouri, 2 booked: Police
Police in an official statement said that a case in FIR 743/2021 under relevant sections of the law have been registered in Police Station Rajouri and further investigation is going on.Pixabay [Creative Commons]

Rajouri: Security forces on Sunday claimed to have busted an “espionage racket” in Rajouri district by arresting two persons they said shared information of sensitive security establishments with “handlers sitting in Arab countries”.

The duo, the identity of whom was not immediately known, were held by a team of police headed by SHO Rajouri Sameer Jillani, an official said.

“They were questioned jointly and it came to fore during the investigation that they were in touch with some handlers sitting in Arab countries.” said officials.

As per an official, both the arrested persons had recently made some videos of sensitive security establishments and shared the same with their handlers. “Prima facie it has been established that they also received some amount of money,” officials said.

They further said that a case under relevant sections of including Official Secrets Act has been registered in Rajouri police station and further investigation is going on, added an official.

Meanwhile, police in an official statement said that a case in FIR 743/2021 under relevant sections of the law have been registered in Police Station Rajouri and further investigation is going on.

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