New Delhi: The Delhi police on Friday night had confirmed the arrest of Delhi-based journalist Rajeev Sharma for allegedly spying for China and passing sensitive information to Chinese intelligence.
On Saturday, the Delhi Police made two more arrests including a Chinese woman and a Nepalese man for their involvement in the spy ring. Police have registered a case under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) against all the three arrested.
“Special Cell has arrested a freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma for passing sensitive information to Chinese intelligence. One Chinese lady and her Nepalese associate also arrested for paying him large amounts of money routed through shell companies. Chinese intelligence tasked the journalist for conveying sensitive information in lieu of large amounts of money. A large number of mobile phones, laptops, and other incriminating/sensitive material have been recovered,” said deputy commissioner of police (special cell) Sanjeev Kumar Yadav.