NIA’s Ex-Officer Arrested For Leaking Information to LeT

Story Highlights
  • Arvind Digvijay Negi, former SP and IPS of NIA, arrested.
  • He is accused of sharing crucial information with LeT.
  • The arrest is sought based on a case registered by the NIA in November last year.

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has arrested its former investigator, an IPS officer on Friday, sources reported.

The former Superintendent of Police and IPS officer Arvind Digvijay Negi is charged to have allegedly leaked secret documents to an over ground worker of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group, its official spoks said. “The arrest of the police officer who was promoted to the IPS batch of 2011, was sought in connection with a case registered by the NIA on November 6 last year, the spoks added.

Reports state the officer provided support in planning and execution of terrorist activities to members of LeT.During investigation, the role of A D Negi, IPS, SP posted at Shimla (since repatriated from NIA) was verified and his houses were searched. It was also found that official secret documents of the NIA were leaked by A D Negi to another accused person who is an OGW of LeT in the case,” the spokesperson infomed.

Negi’s role came up during the NIA probe against HR activist Khurram Parvez. One of the most decorated officers of the NIA, he came under the scanner after an alert from the intelligence agencies. He is believed to have shared a case dairy with the crucial information to the ISI.

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