Videographer arrested for leaking missile info to ISI

The Odisha police on Friday arrested a videographer, who was allegedly sharing classified information on the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, India’s leading missile testing centre, with Pakistan’s intelligence service ISI.

Iswar Chandra Behera was working as a videographer on contract. The Intelligence Bureau had alerted the Balasore district police about the person regularly sharing information with ISI handlers, Asit Panigrahi, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Eastern), told The Hindu .

Mr. Panigrahi said they started tracking Behera. He was picked up and on interrogation, he admitted that he shared information. “The accused had been working in the missile testing centre for eight years. He used to share real-time data with ISI handlers after every missile test,” the DIG said.

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