In a startling disclosure in Chandipur DRDO espionage case, the Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday (October 6) informed about the links in Pakistan.
The mysterious ‘operative’ was using proxy IP addresses of Pakistan, India, US and Germany to keep the location and identity secret.
Odisha Crime Branch will seek Interpol’s help in the Chandipur DRDO espionage and information leak case.
More details have emerged in the Chandipur DRDO Espionage case. According to Crime Branch sources, the mysterious female operative had tracked the Integrated Test Range Director’s movement with the help of one of the accused.
As per sources from the Crime Branch which is presently interrogating the five arrested contractual and permanent employees of the missile testing station under remand has said that the a mysterious agent, apparently a woman, was behind the spy ring.
In the latest development in espionage in Chandipur DRDO, Odisha Crime Branch ADG, Sanjeeb Panda made some sensational revelations on Tuesday (September 21).
The five contractual DRDO employees, arrested on charges of leaking sensitive information to foreign agents, were remanded to the Crime Branch custody for seven days by a court on Saturday.
As the investigation into the sensational case concerning national security intensifies, the illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants and infiltrators crammed in the Abdul Kalam Island in neighbouring Bhadrak district have come under the scanner. The little island is plagued with several issues primarily arising out of these ‘personae non grata’.
A two-member NIA team reached Balasore to find out if any mastermind is involved behind the spy ring of which five contractual as well as permanent staff of Integrated Test Range (ITR) have been arrested so far.
The four contractual employees arrested on the charges of espionage at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Odisha, were reportedly honey trapped. According to sources, the accused were possibly in contact with a Pakistani woman and were being allegedly paid by her for providing secret inputs.