October 4, 2020 2:14:46 pm
A 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly taking images of a defence space at Deolali right here in Maharashtra and sending the photographs to a WhatsApp group in Pakistan, police mentioned on Sunday.
Deolali in Nashik district homes defence institutions just like the School of Artillery, Artillery Centre and the Combat Army Aviation Training School.
The accused, Sanjeev Kumar, was caught by some troopers on Friday whereas he was clicking footage on his cell phone of the Military Hospital space in Deolali Camp, the place pictures or video taking pictures shouldn’t be allowed, a police official mentioned.
The troopers seized his cell phone and through an inquiry, discovered that he had allegedly despatched the pictures to a WhatsApp group in Pakistan, the official mentioned.
He was handed over to Deolali Camp police on Saturday night.
Based on a police grievance by an Army officer, the person was arrested and a case was registered in opposition to him below provisions of the Official Secrets Act, the police mentioned.
The accused, initially hailing from Gopalganj district in Bihar, lived in a settlement close to the Deolali Camp railway station and labored as a labourer at a building web site within the navy space, they mentioned.
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