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Delhi Police arrests driver working at MEA for ‘leaking confidential’ information to Pakistan

The suspect, arrested on charges of espionage, was allegedly contacted by an ISI person who pretended to be a woman when he spoke with him.

Delhi Police personnel stand guard at Model Town police colony, identified as a Covid-19 hotspot, during the on 16 April 2020 | Kamal Kishore | PTI
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New Delhi: Delhi Police’s Crime Branch team has arrested a driver working in the Ministry of External Affairs on charges of espionage for allegedly leaking confidential details to a Pakistan-based person, sources said on Friday.

According to a source, the arrest was made on Friday from the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan here.

The suspect allegedly used to pass “confidential and sensitive” information related to national security to a person based in Pakistan.

The source said the driver was honey-trapped by an ISI person who pretended to be a woman when he spoke with him.

Police, however, refused to share any details of the case citing concerns over national security.

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