ITR Chandipur Official honey-trapped by Pakistani Agent

TNI Bureau: A senior officer of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Odisha’s Chandipur was arrested on charges of leaking confidential information to a Pakistan based agent.

According to Inspector General (IG) of police (eastern range) Himashu Lal, the accused, who was working as a Senior Technical Officer at the ITR, was honey trapped by the foreign agent and was leaking sensitive information in lieu of nude photos and videos.

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Apart from arresting the Technical Officer under Sections 120-A, 120-B and 31 of the IPC, and Sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Official Secrets Act, the police also seized his mobile phone

Further investigation into the matter is underway to find out involvement of others in the case, said sources.

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