UP Anti-Terror Squad gets three-day remand of BrahMos engineer Nishant Agarwal

WION Web Team Delhi, India Oct 09, 2018, 01.56 PM(IST)

BrahMos engineer Nishant Agarwal Photograph:( ANI )

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Agarwal was arrested yesterday and was produced before Nagpur sessions court earlier today on espionage charges. 

BrahMos engineer Nishant Agarwal, who is accused of allegedly spying and leaking technical information from BrahMos Aerospace missile unit, was brought out of Nagpur Sessions Court today, news agency ANI reported. According to reports, the court has granted his three days transit remand to Uttar Pradesh ATS. 

Agarwal was arrested yesterday and was produced before Nagpur sessions court earlier today. He is believed to be working with BrahMos unit for the last four years.

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Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror squad on Monday arrested Agarwal for allegedly spying and leaking technical information from BrahMos Aerospace missile unit.

According to reports, Agarwal has been booked under the Official Secrets Act for allegedly leaking technical secrets to Pakistan.