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Delhi Journalists Arrested Under Official Secret Act.

The Delhi police special cell has arrested city-based freelance Rajeev

Sharma under the Official Secrets Act. Alleging that he had been found in

possession of defence- related classified papers.

Rajeev Sharma, who is a resident of Pitampura in Delhi, had previously

worked with United News of India, The tribune, and Sakaal Times, and

most recently wrote a piece for the Chinese newspaper Global Times, was

arrested on September14.

The Delhi police has maintained that a chinese woman and her Nepalese

associate have also been arrested for allegedly paying hima large amounts

of money routed through shell companies.

He was produced before a city court on September 15 after which he was

sent to police custody for six days.

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