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Court convicts ex-diplomat for spying for ISI

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former Madhuri Gupta, who had served at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, was today convicted by a for passing on sensitive information to Pakistan's and compromising national interest.

held the former guilty under various provisions of the for the offences of spying and wrongful communication of information protected under the law.

The court would hear arguments on the quantum of sentence to be handed down to tomorrow.

Gupta, who was the (Press & Information) at the Indian High Commission, was convicted under Sections 3 and 5 of the which attract a maximum sentence of three years and fine or both.

She was arrested on April 22, 2010, by the special cell of the for allegedly passing on sensitive information to Pakistani officials and remaining in touch with two officials, and Jamshed.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 18:45 IST