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Retired captain sent to jail for 7 yrs in 2006 Navy War Room leak case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A today awarded seven-year rigorous imprisonment to retired in an offshoot of the 2006 Navy War Room leak case, saying he had committed the offence against national security.

Special CBI S K Aggarwal handed down the jail term to Rathore for the offence of spying under the

The convicted the accused under Section 3(1) C of the 1923 Secrets Act, but acquitted another accused, (retired) Jarnail Singh Kalra, in the case.

The court, while awarding the sentence, considered the submission of the that several secret documents were recovered from the possession of Rathore which he could not account for.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 13:05 IST