new Delhi: Delhi Police said on Friday that it has arrested a freelance journalist in connection with a case under the Government Secrets Act, from which confidential documents related to defense have been recovered. Sharma has been arrested under the official secret act for giving sensitive information to the Chinese intelligence agency. Also Read – Delhi riot: 10 thousand page charge sheet filed against these 15 people by police
Rajiv Sharma, a resident of Pitampura, was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said, “Some secret documents related to defense have been found from his (Rajiv) pass. Investigation into the matter is going on and detailed information will be shared later. ” Also Read – Arrest of cheating more than 2,500 people, used to commit fraud in a smart way
Freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma (pic 1) arrested under Official Secrets Act for passing sensitive information to Chinese intelligence. A Chinese woman & her Nepalese associate also arrested for paying him large amounts of money routed through shell companies: Delhi Police pic.twitter.com/8cDHbwcFtB Also Read – Court sent Umar Khalid into custody for 10 days, police sought remand saying this
– ANI (@ANI) September 19, 2020
Delhi Police said, Freelance journalist Rajiv Sharma has been arrested under the official secret act for giving sensitive information to the Chinese intelligence agency. A Chinese woman and her Nepali colleague have also been arrested for giving her large sums of money through shell companies.
Police said that Rajiv was arrested on 14 September and produced before the magistrate the next day. He has been taken into police custody for 6 days. His bail plea is listed in Patiala House court for 22 September.