An Indian Air Force Group Captain arrested on Wednesday by Delhi Police on charges of espionage was allegedly seduced on Facebook by two agents of Pakistan’s ISI and used WhatsApp to pass on sensitive information to them.
Arun Marwaha, 51, was produced before a court on Thursday that sent him to police custody for five days.
According to a Delhi Police Special Cell officer privy to the investigation, Marwaha shared information and documents with two Pakistani agents who pretended to be women and chatted with him on Facebook. The fake accounts were in the names of Kiran Randhwa and Mahima Patel.
Marwaha allegedly used his smartphone to click pictures of the classified documents pertaining to the IAF headquarters and then sent them across via WhatsApp.
According to the Special Cell’s officer, Marwaha befriended the ISI agents who posed as women models a few months ago.
“They chatted regularly on WhatsApp… and also allegedly exchanged …