ISI agents posed as models on Facebook to honeytrap IAF officer into spying for Pakistan
NEW DELHI: A Particular Cell of the Delhi Police on Friday arrested Indian Air Drive officer Arun Marwah for allegedly spying for Pakistan’s Inter-Companies Intelligence (ISI). A Group Captain, the IAF officer was arrested on fees of leaking categorised particulars and paperwork of Indian operations to Pakistan.
It took round six months for ISI to honey-trap the officer into sharing the top-secret particulars.
The 51-year-old IAF officer, as a result of retire subsequent month, used to coach MARCOS, Garud and Para-Commandos. His son is an IAF fighter pilot.
Marwah was reportedly very energetic on social media, notably on Fb, the place would add movies and footage of himself frequently.
Six months again he acquired two good friend requests on Fb, sources advised Zee Media. Marwah readily accepted the requests.
What the IAF officer did not know on the time, is that Pakistan’s ISI brokers had ready two faux profiles of Kiran Randhawa and Mahima Patel. The customers had photographs of glamorous style fashions.
Initially, the chats have been restricted to feedback and likes.
Quickly, the chats grew express in nature, with the brokers utilizing movies to lure Marwah. The ISI, who used proxy servers and VoIP to masks their digital footprint, began saving the chats.
Three months in the past, they brokers digitally honeytrapped and threatened to make the chats public.
As an alternative of informing authorities, Marwah succumbed to their calls for. In mid-January, the IAF officer shared top-secret paperwork associated to Defence Cyber Company, Defence Area Company and Particular Operations with the company on WhatsApp.
“An IAF officer was arrested on the idea on a grievance by Indian Air Drive authorities. The allegation is that IAF officer Arun Marwah leaked delicate paperwork. It seems like a matter of honey-trap. An investigation is presently occurring,” mentioned DCP Pramod Kushwaha.
Marwah has now confessed to leaking paperwork in entrance of particular cell officers and IAF officers, sources advised Zee.