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Army officer picked up for questioning from Jabalpur

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

A Lieutenant posted at in has been picked up for questioning by a team from the Headquarters in Delhi, a said today. "The is being questioned after he was picked up from by the HQ team last night," Defence PRO, Allahabad, Wing told PTI over phone. The officer, however, refused to disclose details. "We are not in a position to clarify the exact reason behind this episode at present," Wing Sinha said when asked whether it was a case of "honey trap". "The is being questioned and is under grilling at present," the PRO said. The also refused to share whether the Lt. was taken to for further questioning or is in The incident came days after Group Arun Marwah, posted at the IAF headquarters, was interrogated by the IAF's counter-intelligence wing on charges of espionage and subsequently handed over to the Police. The Group Capt. was allegedly leaking classified documents to a woman he had befriended on in December last year through WhatsApp, according to investigators.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 21:00 IST
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