India officer held over 'swapping secrets' for obscene photos

From BBC - February 9, 2018

Police in India have arrested an air force officer for allegedly sharing classified information online with Pakistani spies who pretended to be female models.

Arun Marwaha, 51, allegedly exchanged classified documents in exchange for obscene photos on WhatsApp.

Mr Marwaha, a skydiving instructor, was reportedly detained on 31 January. He was arrested on Thursday.

If convicted he faces 14 years in jail under India's official secrets act.

Indian news website NDTV reported that two agents from Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence reached out to Mr Marwaha on Facebook a few months ago.

They allegedly used fake profiles which led him to believe they were women after which they began regularly communicating with him on WhatsApp.


Continue reading at BBC »