NEW DELHI: Two retired Navy officers and one serving have been arrested by The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Mumbai. The case pertains to unauthorised sharing of classified information concerning submarine refit and upgrade which is ongoing.
The Navy said in a statement that, the investigation that relates to alleged information leak of administrative and commercial nature with unauthorised person that came to light which is further being investigated by an appropriate government agency, and in progress with Navy’s complete cooperation.
Reportedly, five persons have been arrested amongst two private individuals. The search was carried in 19 locations namely, Mumbai, Noida, Hyderabad, among others.