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BrahMos info leakage case trial to be conducted in city


Nagpur: The trial of BrahMos record leakage case towards former aerospace scientist of the group Nishant Agarwal, who arrested through Lucknow anti-terrorist squad (ATS) on October 4 closing yr, shall be performed in the town.
Agrawal was shifted to Nagpur central jail on March 12 after the order of ATS court in Lucknow.

Agarwal, booked underneath the Official Secrets Act, was taken to Lucknow for further probe. The Uttar Pradesh ATS had arrested a couple of more suspects allegedly running for Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI, except Agarwal.

The court in Lucknow issued the order to shift Agrawal to town citing jurisdictional constraint. He was presented before the magistrate court in Nagpur, which has sent him to a 14-day judicial custody.

Earlier, the Lucknow ATS filed a chargesheet towards Agarwal before the magistrate court number eight, which is designated to hear circumstances from Sonegaon police station. The chargesheet was now not submitted before the magistrate court number 6, which offers with circumstances of ATS-related matters as in keeping with the special court’s order in Lucknow.

Agarwal was arrested from his residence at Somalwada, which falls underneath the jurisdiction of Sonegaon police station.

It is reliably learnt that Agrawal’s circle of relatives is now set to move for normal bail as a number of loopholes have started surfacing in the probe weakening its criminal prospect. Among one of the vital questionable glitches are singling out of the younger scientist for breach of secrecy norms and espionage when an identical malfunctioning was detected in laptop programs of one of the vital senior officers, who have been spared from criminal actions through the investigating agency.


The case is in keeping with the fact that Agarwal was ensnared into a honey entice to proportion mechanical main points of BrahMos missiles undertaking through an IP cope with holder, who had furnished main points of his or her identity to be from Pakistan.


Agarwal, once considered as one of the crucial promising scientists, was additionally pulled up for storing a number of sensitive main points of the undertaking underneath mysterious circumstances.


Sources in Nagpur central jail said that Agrawal was lodged in the safety backyard within the prison.




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