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Indian Army officer trapped, leaks information to Pakistani spy

“The women honey trapped him and sought information from him," says DG Intelligence Rajasthan Police.

Another Indian Army soldier Shantimay Rana, 24, allegedly leaks sensitive information to Pakistan. According to the details, he is being accused of leaking information related to the Indian Army to the female Pakistani woman and has been arrested for the offence.

Reports claim Rana shared the information about his regiment and videos of exercises of the Indian Army through social media. Indian Army officer belongs to Kanchanpur in West Bengal and was posted in the Artillery Unit in Jaipur. He has been in the Indian Army since 2018.

Director General of Intelligence Wing of Rajasthan Police Umesh Mishra said, “Pakistani agents Gurnaur Kaur alias Ankita and Nisha had contacted the Jawan through social media.” “The women honey trapped him and sought information from him. The soldier shared classified information related to his regiment and videos related to army exercises. He also received the money in place of it,” he said.

“He was in touch with a Pakistani agent, a woman who introduced herself as Gurnur Kaur alias Ankita. Another woman named Nisha was also in touch with him,” Mishra said.

Read more: Indian Army officer leaks information to alleged female ISI spy

Mishra added that two women had acquired the number of Rana and used to talk to him on Whatsapp. They won his trust before making him share the information.

Indian media reports that this is the third incident of an Indian Army officer leaking sensitive information allegedly to female Pakistani spies by being honey-trapped by them.

Back in May, Indian Army personnel Pradeep Kumar was arrested on May 21 for allegedly leaking information to an alleged female ISI spy reports India Today.

Indian media claims the 24-year-old Indian army officer was allegedly honey-trapped by a Pakistani woman to leak information. Kumar posted in Jodhpur and came in contact with the woman through Facebook. The woman is alleged to have impersonated a Hindu woman to get in touch with Pradeep Kumar. She presented herself as a resident of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

According to Indian media, the woman was a Pakistani agent who said that she is working in an Indian corporate firm. Several months after the contact with the woman, Kumar came to Delhi with the excuse of the marriage and sought confidential documents from the Indian Army. Images of confidential information of strategic and military importance were sent to the Pakistani woman, an alleged agent of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).