Military Officer Suspected Of Leaking Categorized Data Faces Inquiry

Army Officer Suspected Of Leaking Classified Information Faces Inquiry

The military has mentioned that solely an inquiry is underway and all different studies are hypothesis

Jabalpur:  The military has launched a preliminary inquiry in opposition to a Lieutenant Colonel of the Military’s Central Command in Jabalpur for suspected leak of categorized info, an official mentioned in the present day.

“His devices have been despatched for forensic assessments. Nonetheless, the Military officer (of Digital and Mechanical Engineers Corps) has neither been picked up nor detained to date,” defence PRO of Lucknow-headquartered Central Command, Gargi Malik Sinha instructed information company PTI over the telephone.

The inquiry was ordered on February 12 and “it’s but to be established whether or not it has occurred inadvertently or intentionally as reported”, a press launch issued by the Central Command headquarters.

“Studies of detention of the officer, honey trapping, cash alternate at this stage are pure hypothesis and neither correct nor substantiated,” it mentioned.

The officer is with 506 Military Base Workshop in Jabalpur within the Madhya Bharat space “The Military ordered the preliminary inquiry in opposition to the officer on February 12 to establish the info on suspected leakage of categorized info from IT gadgets,” the discharge mentioned “The officer has solely been questioned as a part of the continued inquiry and nothing else and subsequently he continues to carry out his duties within the unit,” the assertion added.

Proof associated to the case, together with digital proof, has been seized and despatched for forensic evaluation, the discharge mentioned.

The Lieutenant Colonel’s spouse too is an Military officer.

Proper now, the officer in query is working with the 506 Military Base Workshop – a key defence institution, the place Bofors howitzers, amongst different weapons, are repaired and overhauled, a former worker of the workshop mentioned.

“The workshop, with an Military Brigadier on the helm of affairs, had performed a component in growing indigenously Dhanush weapons, popularly generally known as desi Bofors, that are but to go the muster,” he added.

Colonel BP Singh, PRO of Madhya Bharat Space of Central Command of the Military, couldn’t be reached for feedback regardless of repeated makes an attempt.

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