Free Press Journal

Ex-IAF airman honey trapped for spying for ISI


New Delhi: A team of Delhi Police has arrested an ex-Indian Air Force (IAF) staffer from Punjab for his alleged links with Pakistan’s ISI.

The officer, identified as Ranjeet from Kerala, was allegedly ‘honey trapped’ into carrying out an espionage operation by a woman whom he met through a social networking site.

He was posted at the Bathinda Air Force station close to the India-Pakistan border in the rank of Leading Aircraft Man. “Airman Ranjeet arrested from Punjab is resident of Kerala, he was being tracked from last year. Ranjeet was honey-trapped, he used to pass on confidential information.,” said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Ravindra Yadav. Ranjit was brought to the Patiala House Court today and he has been sent to a four-day police custody.