Corporate Espionage case: Defence Ministry officer arrested


NEW DELHI: After Lokesh, within twenty four hours, an official from the Defence Ministry, named Virender has been arrested in connection to the corporate espionage case. The leaks scandal got even bigger on Monday with police launching a probe into documents allegedly stolen from the defence ministry. Earlier in the day, the crime branch had arrested energy consultant Lokesh Sharma, a key player in the corporate espionage case, and questioned eight others.

According to reports, Virender was questioned by the detectives for over six hours and then taken into custody by the police. As per sources, he is identified as Virender, who is suspected to have leaked classified documents from the highly sensitive ministry and was in touch with some of the accused in the case.