Published On: Sat, Jan 2nd, 2016

Police custody of former IAF official honey-trapped into ‘spying’ for ISI, extended

A Delhi court today remanded a former IAF official, arrested for allegedly sharing secret information with Pakistan’s ISI after he was “honey trapped” by a woman with links to the spy agency, to two more days of police custody to enable the agency to interrogate him in connection with the Pathankot terror attack.

Former IAF official who was arrested for allegedly sharing secret documents with Pakistan’s ISI after he was “honey trapped” by a woman with links to the spy agency, was remanded two more days of police custody.

Former IAF official who was arrested for allegedly sharing secret documents with Pakistan’s ISI after he was “honey trapped” by a woman with links to the spy agency, was remanded two more days of police custody.

Metropolitan Magistrate Dheeraj Mittal allowed the custodial interrogation of till January 4 after Delhi Police said that during his earlier questioning, he had made a lot of disclosures and revelations in connection with the Pathankot terror attack.

The dismissed Air Force official allegedly shared secret information with intelligence operatives suspected to be backed by Pakistan’s ISI after being “honeytrapped” into an espionage racket.

Ranjith K K, a Leading aircraft man with the Indian Air Force posted at Bhatinda, was dismissed recently and later arrested after a combined operation by Delhi Police’s Crime Branch, Military Intelligence and Air Force Liaisoning Unit (LU).

He has been booked under provisions of the Official Secrets Act.

PTI

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