Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Ex-IAF officer arrested for alleged espionage

Narada Desk | December 29, 2015 6:27 pm Print



New Delhi: Yet another espionage racket seem to have been busted by the Delhi Crime Branch. Earlier today, a former Indian Air Force(IAF) personnel has been arrested on the grounds for his alleged links with Pakistan’s spy agency ISI.

“We have arrested a former IAF personnel from Punjab on charges of spying for ISI,” said Ravindra Yadav, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch).

Ranjith Singh, noted for his roots in Kerala, was arrested from Punjab at the Bhatinda airbase. Sources said he was spying for the Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)

A similar arrest was registered by the Crime Branch when a former Indian Air Force employee was caught red-handed for alleged spy links with Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence(ISI) in the country.

Ranjith, was earlier posted as a leading aircraftman in Punjab. However he was later dismissed by the IAF after receiving inputs about his alleged involvement in leaking crucial security deployment in border areas.