Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
News18 » India
1-min read

Air Force Captain Who Allegedly Leaked Secrets to ISI Woman Arrested by Delhi Police

According to DCP Special Cell, the group captain has been identified as Arun Marwaha. A case of spying has been registered against him and police have also invoked sections of Official Secrets Act.

Nitisha Kashyap | CNN-News18

Updated:February 9, 2018, 12:50 PM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
WhatsApp Hotline Launched in Egypt to Report Fake News (Representative image: Reuters)
WhatsApp Hotline Launched in Egypt to Report Fake News (Representative image: Reuters)

New Delhi: Delhi Police’s Special cell has arrested a Group captain of Indian Air Force for passing on the classified information related to cyber space and classified information related to airforce operations . He is the same person who was detained and questioned by the IAF on January 31. He is now under five days of police custody.

According to DCP Special Cell, the group captain has been identified as Arun Marwaha. A case of spying has been registered against him and police have also invoked sections of Official Secrets Act.

Marwaha was working as joint director operations and was posted at Vayu Bhawan. It has been alleged in the complaint, accessed by News18, that he was passing on some secret documents pertaining to the operations of Air Force “to unauthorised persons which may jeopardise the security of the nation.”

During a close watch it was found that group captain was carrying smartphone to the headquarters, which is prohibited. On sustained questioning he confessed of being in touch with two women - Mahima Patel and Kiran.

He has befriended these women on social networking sites three months ago and was sending classified documents through various messenger apps.

“He has passed the classified service information over the cyber space, including a document of forthcoming Air Force Exercise, and in the process has revealed the Air Force operational informational of classified nature,” read the complaint to police.

According to police, he has been alleged of clicking photos from his phone of the classified documents and sending them to these women, which might risk the safety and security of the country and might assist the enemy.

Police have registered the case and have undertaken investigation. They have sent his mobile phone to the FSL . Police is also trying to track the women - whether they are real or someone else with fake identity was getting information From the captain.

Support the daily wage earners who have been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to contribute to the cause. #IndiaGives

The daily News18 Coronavirus COVID-19 newsletter - Get your copy here.

Subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube

| Edited by: Sumedha Kirti
Read full article

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results

India

  • Active Cases

    3,851

     
  • Total Confirmed

    4,281

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    318

     
  • Total DEATHS

    111

     
Data Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Updated: April 06 (06:00 PM)
Hospitals & Testing centres

World

  • Active Cases

    945,504

     
  • Total Confirmed

    1,288,080

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    272,009

     
  • Total DEATHS

    70,567

     
Data Source: Johns Hopkins University, U.S. (www.jhu.edu)
Hospitals & Testing centres