War room leak: Abhishek sent to 10 days custody
Verma has been accused of offences under Sec 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC.india Updated: Jul 22, 2006 15:43 IST
The city-based businessman Abhishek Verma was on Saturday sent to ten days police custody by a court in New Delhi in connection with the Navy war room leak case.
Verma, who was arrested on Friday, was produced before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Seema Maini, who sent him to police custody till August two after CBI sought time for his interrogation.
Verma has been accused of offences under Sec 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC and relevant sections of the Official Secrets Act, 1923.
CBI claims that Verma had passed on sensitive information to other accused in the case Kulbhushan Parashar and Ravi Shankaran, who is absconding, and the "foreign office bearers" of Atlas Group of companies, with whom he allegedly had close links.