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Espionage case key conspirator Mohammed Haroon arrested by NIA

In a major success in the Vijaywada espionage case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 May 2020 10:00 AM GMT

In a major success in the Vijaywada espionage case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said it had arrested a key conspirator Mohammed Haroon Haji Abdul Rehman Lakdawala on the charge of leaking sensitive information of the Indian Navy to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence. An NIA spokesperson said that Lakdawala, a resident of Mumbai, was held from the metropolis on Friday for criminal conspiracy, and under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and the Official Secrets Act. The official said that digital devices and incriminating documents were seized from his residence as well. The official said that Lakdawala had visited Karachi on many occasions to meet his handlers under the guise of "conducting cross-border trade". (IANS)

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