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Odisha: DRDO photographer Iswar Behera gets life term for spying for Pakistani agent ISI

11/02/2021 at 2:18 PM

Balasore, Feb 11: The ADJ Court in Balasore district pronounced its judgement in the Ishwar Chandra Behera case who was arrested in January 2015 on the charge of spying for Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI and found him to be guilty.

The court sentenced the man to life imprisonment.

The judgement was announced based on evidences and witnesses. A total of 29 witnessses were cross-examined during the couse of trail.

The DRDO cameraman in Chandipur area of Balasore district was arrested for sending vital information about the missile launch facility to ISI agents in Pakistan.

Behera, a contractual cameraman at the Integrated Test Range facility in Chandipur, was under radar of IB for last few months. He was getting calls from Pakistan.

Behera, a resident of Kantipur village near Baisinga in Mayurbhanj district, was employed as a cameraperson on contractual basis in 2007 and had been spying for Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) for 8-10 months.

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