Air Force had courtroom martialled jawan arrested in ‘honey entice’ espionage case


The Air Force jawan arrested in a case of suspected espionage was courtroom martialled by the Air Force a few fortnight in the past. Sources stated the Air Force proceeded towards him earlier than handing him over to the police.

Sources stated that the case was found by the power a while in the past, and after going by means of the due course of, Devendra Sharma was court-martialled for allegedly passing delicate info to an adversary.

Sharma was posted within the Air Force Records Office in Subroto Park. Sources stated that the workplace usually offers with the manpower of the Air Force, and postings of the Airmen, who’re the Air Force personnel beneath the rank of officers. The workplace doesn’t usually take care of info relating to protection installations, however Sharma had allegedly accessed such info by means of the computer systems.

A Sergeant within the Air Force, Sharma who hails from Kanpur, had round 10 years of service.

As reported by The Indian Express on Friday, Sharma was arrested on espionage costs by Crime Branch officers of the Delhi Police on Thursday, on the suspicion that he was honey-trapped and leaked delicate info to a lady.

Police had stated on Thursday that he was arrested after receiving inputs on May 6. Police stated in an announcement {that a} criticism was acquired from the Air Force “stating that Sharma had leaked information about defense installations after deceitfully getting the information from computers. He allegedly leaked information to an agent of an adversary country and also received money for it.”

Sharma had allegedly befriended a lady on Facebook, and would communicate to her over the cellphone to get info relating to protection installations and postings of senior officers.

With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS

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