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2 Indian Army Personnel Arrested On Charges of Spying for ISI

NEW DELHI: Indian Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested 2 Army personnel on charges of spying for Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency, the ISI. They have been accused of sharing over 900 classified documents pertaining to defence and national security to Pakistani Intelligence Officers.

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Indian media reports suggested that Jalandhar Rural Police, led by SSP Naveen Singla, was investigating a Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) case during which breakthrough and recovery of secret documents came to light.

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One of the Indian Army personnel has been identified as Sepoy Harpreet Singh (23) — who hails from village Cheecha in Amritsar, who was posted in Occupied Kashmir’s Anantnag, while the other was identified as Sepoy Gurbhej Singh (23), a native of village Punian in Tarn Taran, who belongs to 18 Sikh Light Infantry and was working as a clerk in Kargil. Gurbhej Singh had joined Indian Army in 2015.

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Indian media cited a press release, issued by the Jalandhar, Director General of Police (DGP), Punjab, Dinkar Gupta, saying that Jalandhar Rural Police, led by SSP Naveen Singla, while investigating an NDPS case, recovered confidential and secret documents related to the functioning and deployment of Indian Army from one Ranvir Singh, who was arrested with 70 grams heroin on May 24, 2021. Ranvir is a known cross-border drug smuggler.

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According to Indian Police, both the arrested Army personnel had so far shared photos of over 900 classified documents — pertaining to defence of the Indian and its security — to Ranvir Singh over a period of 4 months between February and May 2021. These documents were further passed on to Pakistani Intelligence Officers.

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