Delhi Police has arrested an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer in connection with alleged sharing of classified information through several social media platforms including Facebook and WhatsApp.
The officer was posted at the IAF headquarters here and allegedly shared information about the three new tri-service agencies in the field of cyber warfare, space and special operations with two women.
His arrest came after 10 days of IAF Intelligence Wing caught him red-handed with his cellphone when he entered the headquarters. Carrying a phone is prohibited inside the premises.
Confirming the arrest, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Pramod Kushwaha said, “We have arrested Group Caption Arun Marwaha. He was produced before a Delhi court, which remanded him in police custody for five days.”
The complaint against Group Captain Arun Marwaha was lodged by Station Security Officer Squadron Leader Rupinder Singh at the New Delhi range of the Delhi Police’s Special Cell.
On February 7, an FIR regarding the matter was registered under sections of 3/5/9 of the Official Secrets Act at Lodhi Colony police station