One more held in Arun Jaitley phone-tapping case

In the latest development in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Arun Jaitley phone tapping case, one more person has been apprehended, police said on Monday.

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: In the latest development in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Arun Jaitley phone tapping case, one more person has been apprehended, police said on Monday.

Investigators have already arrested seven persons, including three Delhi Police within a week, for allegedly obtaining call detail records (CDRs) of the Arun Jaitely.

It was found these men had also sought call records of other politicians. They had also sought details of the phone calls made by some businessmen.

According to police, CDRs of five numbers, including three belonging to Jaitley, were sought by them by using unauthorised email ID of Assistant Commissioner of Police (Operations) New Delhi district, on January 8.

The Special Cell had filed a charge sheet against the four accused in this case on April 16.

Police had charged the accused under sections 420 (cheating), 464 (making a false document), 467 (forgery of a valuable security), 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating) and 471 (using as genuine a forged document) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC and under Section 66 of the Information Technology Act.

However, they were granted bail on May 30 on a personal bond of Rs one lakh each and two sureties each of the like amount.

Meanwhile, Delhi Police on Sunday had also busted another gang involved in a similar phone-tapping activity.