A freelance journalist based in Delhi has been arrested under the archaic Official Secrets Act, Delhi Police said on Friday. Rajeev Sharma- a freelance journalist was found in possession of defence-related classified documents, Delhi Police said. The arrest was carried out by a special cell of Delhi Police. Though the news of the arrest came out on Friday i.e. September 18, Rajeev Sharma was arrested by Delhi police on September 14 i.e. on Monday, as per media reports. The police also seized his mobile phones and laptop. A day later he was produced in the local court. The court has sent him to six-day police custody and the police is checking his CDR. Responding to the questions about the arrest, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said, “Investigation of the case is in progress and further details will be shared in due course.”
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