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BrahMos info leakage case trial to be conducted in Nagpur


NAGPUR: The trial of BrahMos record leakage case against former aerospace scientist of the group Nishant Agarwal, who arrested by way of Lucknow anti-terrorist squad (ATS) on October four closing yr, shall be carried out in the town.
Agrawal was once shifted to Nagpur central prison on March 12 after the order of ATS courtroom in Lucknow.

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

The courtroom in Lucknow issued the order to shift Agrawal to the city mentioning jurisdictional constraint. He was once introduced sooner than the Justice of the Peace courtroom in Nagpur, which has despatched him to a 14-day judicial custody.

Earlier, the Lucknow ATS filed a chargesheet against Agarwal sooner than the Justice of the Peace courtroom number 8, which is designated to hear instances from Sonegaon police station. The chargesheet was once now not submitted sooner than the Justice of the Peace courtroom number 6, which deals with instances of ATS-related matters as in step with the particular courtroom’s order in Lucknow.

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

It is reliably learnt that Agrawal’s family is now set to transport for normal bail as several loopholes have started surfacing in the probe weakening its criminal prospect. Among one of the crucial questionable system defects are singling out of the young scientist for breach of secrecy norms and espionage when identical malfunctioning was once detected in computer programs of one of the crucial senior officers, who had been spared from criminal actions by way of the investigating agency.


The case is based on the truth that Agarwal was once ensnared right into a honey entice to proportion mechanical details of BrahMos missiles project by way of an IP address holder, who had furnished details of his or her id to be from Pakistan.


Agarwal, as soon as regarded as as one of the crucial promising scientists, was once also pulled up for storing several delicate details of the project underneath mysterious cases.


Sources in Nagpur central prison stated that Agrawal was once lodged in the security backyard inside the prison.




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