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IPS officer Arvind Digvijay Negi arrested for terror links

This case, registered on 6.11.2021, pertains to the spread of widespread network of OGWs (Over Ground Workers) of LeT (Lashkar e Taiba), a proscribed Terrorist Organization, for providing support in planning and execution of terrorist activities in India. Earlier NIA had arrested 6 accused persons in the case

JAMMU: Arvind Digvijay Negi, a decorated cop and Indian Police Service Officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre, has been arrested by National Investigation Agency on charges of passing on sensitive information to Overground Workers of terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba.
An NIA officer earlier, Negi was associated with a number of sensitive terror related investigations in Kashmir. He was later repatriated to his parent cadre in Himachal Pradesh where he was an SP in Shimla.
According to an agency handout, the NIA has arrested an accused namely Arvind Digvijay Negi in connection with investigation of NIA case RC 30/2021/NIA/DLI.
This case, registered on 6.11.2021, pertains to the spread of widespread network of OGWs (Over Ground Workers) of LeT (Lashkar e Taiba), a proscribed Terrorist Organization, for providing support in planning and execution of terrorist activities in India. Earlier NIA had arrested 6 accused persons in the case
During investigation the role of A. D. Negi, IPS, SP posted at Shimla (since repatriated from NIA) was verified and his houses were searched. It was also found that official secret documents of NIA were leaked by A. D. Negi to another accused person who is an OGW of LeT in the case.
“Further investigation in the case continues”, the NIA said.

 

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