Published On: Thu, Feb 19th, 2015

2 employees of Petroleum Ministry arrested for leaking info

New Selhi: Two employees of Petroleum Ministry are among five persons arrested for allegedly leaking confidential government documents to private companies, Delhi Police said today.

Minister of State for Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan

Minister of State for Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan

Sources said a clerical staff and a peon of the Petroleum Ministry were apprehended by the police.

They said provisions of Official Secrets Act may be slapped on them.

The sources said the two Petroleum Ministry employees used to provide confidential information to private companies in return for money.

PTI

About the Author