contract employee of finance ministry arrested on charges of espionage

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has arrested a person for leaking sensitive information related to the Ministry of Finance to other countries. The officers provided this information. Officials said that the accused has been identified as Sumit. He told that the accused is a contractual employee and was working as a ‘Data Entry Operator’ in the Ministry of Finance.

Police said a case was registered against him on Tuesday under the Official Secrets Act.

A senior police officer said that the accused provided confidential information to other countries in exchange of money. “During his search, a mobile phone was seized, which he was using to share secret information related to the Finance Ministry,” he said.

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