Ex-diplomat Madhuri Gupta’s trial for spying from March 22

January 7th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday fixed March 22 for the trial of Madhuri Gupta, a former Indian diplomat and alleged agent of Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence, for conspiracy and spying.

Gupta, 53, a second secretary at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, was arrested April 27, 2010 on charges of passing on information to the Pakistani intelligence agency.

Additional Sessions Judge Pawan Kumar Jain charged Gupta under sections 3 and 5 of the Official Secrets Act for spying and also section 120B of the Indian Penal Code for criminal conspiracy.

The court fixed March 22 for starting the trial.

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