Retired Naval Captain Jailed For 7 Years In 2006 Navy War Room Leak Case

Special CBI Judge SK Aggarwal handed down the jail term to Rathore for the offence of spying under the Official Secrets Act.

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Retired Naval Captain Jailed For 7 Years In 2006 Navy War Room Leak Case

Several secret documents were found in the possession of Captain Rathore. (Representational)


New Delhi: 

A Delhi court today awarded seven-year rigorous imprisonment to retired Captain Salam Singh Rathore in an offshoot of the 2006 Navy War Room leak case, saying he had committed the offence against national security.

Special CBI Judge S K Aggarwal handed down the jail term to Rathore for the offence of spying under the Official Secrets Act.

The judge convicted the accused under Section 3(1) C of the 1923 Official Secrets Act, but acquitted another accused, Commander (retired) Jarnail Singh Kalra, in the case.

The court, while awarding the sentence, considered the submission of the prosecutor that several secret documents were recovered from the possession of Captain (Retd) Rathore which he could not account for.



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