A suspected ISI agent was arrested on Monday from BrahMos missile unit in Maharashtra’s Nagpur for allegedly leaking technical secrets to Pakistan. The accused has been identified as Nishant Agrawal, who is said to be working at Brahmos Aerospace unit for four years. He has been booked under the Official Secrets Act. Police are investigating the matter further.
The BrahMos is a medium-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarine, ships, aircraft, or land. It is the fastest cruise missile in the world and was developed in a joint venture between Russia and India.