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.