23 Jan, Balasore (odibizinfo)
The arrested contractual videographer of Integrated Test Range at Chandipur-on-sea in Odisha’s Baleswar district Ishwar Chandra Behera was remanded to jail custody.
Behera was arrested by Balasore Police on charges of spying for Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI Friday . Later ,he was sent to judicial remand after being denied bail by the Baleswar SDJM Court.
The Baleswar Police will move the court on January 27 to take Behera on remand for further interrogation, according to Balasore Police.
Behera who hails from Kantipur village under Baisinga police limits in Mayurbhanj district had been working at the ITR as a contractual cameraman since 2007, hr has been charged for treason and criminal conspiracy. Ishwar had been allegedly passing on vital information on DRDO’s missile plans to Pakistan’s ISI.
A case has been registered under section 120 B (Criminal Conspiracy ) and 121 (treason) against Behera at the Chandipur Police Station.