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Espionage (Thameem) Case.

As per GOI, MHA Order No. vide F.No.11011/08/2013 – IS.IV dated 23.04.2013, NIA took over the investigation of FIR No.01/2012 of ‘Q’ Branch CID, Trichy Police Station, and re-registered the case as Case RC-03/2013/NIA/Hyd under section 3, 4 & 9 of the Official Secrets Act, 1923 r/w 120(B), 121(A) IPC and Sec 18, 18(B) of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967.

Summary of Allegations

On 16.09.2012, Thameem @ Ansari @ Thameem Ansari, S/o.Abdul Rahman of Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu was arrested based on the allegation that he along with Sri Lankan Haji @ Siraj Ali, Lanka Saghe and Boss @ Ameer Subair Siddique, who was serving as Counsellor (Visa) in Pakistan High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka, entered into conspiracy to transmit vital and incriminating information relating to security aspects of vital installations through e-mail and in person to the intelligence officers serving in Pakistan Embassy in Sri Lanka.

Present Status

Chargesheet against A-1 Thameem Ansari and A-5 Arun Selvarajan was filed on 06.03.2015.

Supplementary chargesheet against A-5 Arun Selvarajan under Passport Act and Foreigners Act was filed on 30.03.2016.

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