Indian Army Soldier, Posted In Rajasthan, Arrested For Leaking Sensitive Info

Indian Military Soldier Arrested For Leaking Delicate Data

An Indian military soldier was arrested in a case of espionage, a police official stated on Tuesday.

The accused soldier Shantimoy Rana (24) was posted in Rajasthan and was honey-trapped by two girls. He shared labeled data associated to his regiment and movies of military train with them via social media, DG Intelligence Umesh Mishra stated.

“He was on the radar of the intelligence department of the state police for a while and was detained on July 25 for questioning. He was in contact with a Pakistani agent, a lady who launched herself as Gurnur Kaur alias Ankita. One other girl named Nisha was additionally in contact with him,” Mishra stated.

He stated that one girl (Ankita) had informed him that she was posted in Navy Engineering Service in Uttar Pradesh whereas the opposite (Nisha) informed him that she was from Navy Nursing Service.

“The ladies honey trapped him and sought data from him. The soldier shared labeled data associated to his regiment and movies associated to military train. He additionally acquired cash in lieu of it,” he stated.