DRDO techie leaks info to Pakistan, held

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Published Oct 9, 2018, 12:42 am IST
Updated Oct 9, 2018, 12:42 am IST
The engineer was living in a rented accommodation on Wardha Road since the last year, his landlord Manohar Kale said.
Mr Kale said police team arrived at the building at 5.30 am and was there till 5 pm. Mr Kale said Agrawal hails from Roorkee and got married two months ago.
 Mr Kale said police team arrived at the building at 5.30 am and was there till 5 pm. Mr Kale said Agrawal hails from Roorkee and got married two months ago.

Nagpur: An engineer with the BrahMos Aerospace unit near here was arrested on Monday for allegedly leaking “technical information” to Pakistan, an official said.

Nishant Agrawal was nabbed in a joint operation by the Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squads (ATS) at BrahMos’ Wardha Road facility, an ATS official said.

 

The engineer was living in a rented accommodation on Wardha Road since the last year, his landlord Manohar Kale said. Mr Kale said police team arrived at the building at 5.30 am and was there till 5 pm. Mr Kale said Agrawal hails from Roorkee and got married two months ago. “He was staying with his wife here and had given his Aadhaar card copy and a certificate from his employer to me while moving in,” he said.

BrahMos Aerospace was formed as a joint venture between India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation and the ‘Military Industrial Consortium’ ‘NPO Mashinostroyenia’ of Russia.

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