New Delhi, Jan 31 An IAF officer has been taken into custody by the force for alleged involvement in spying, official sources said today.
The officer posted here was indulging in certain unwanted activities through unauthorised electronic devices which is against existing orders, they said.
The officer was taken into custody a couple of days ago and currently a team of the IAF’s central security and investigation is questioning the officer.
The “unwanted” activities by the officer were discovered during routine counter intelligence surveillance, the sources said.
The IAF officially did not comment on the matter.
The identity and rank of the officer has been kept secret as investigation into the case was going on, the sources said.
The investigators are also examining whether the officer has passed on any sensitive information to anyone.