New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) The CBI today filed a chargesheet against former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) official Lt Gen Retd V K Singh, the author of the book "India's External Intelligence - Secrets of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and its publisher Vivek Garg.
The CBI in its chargesheet filed before a Delhi Court under section 3 and 5 of Official Secrets Act and Section 409 IPC (criminal breach of trust by a public servant) has said Singh had wilfully communicated the secret information in a manner which is prejudicial to the interest of the nation.
Singh had divulged ''top secret'' information in his book which alleged corruption in Indias external intelligence agency.
The investigating agency had earlier filed a complaint against Singh and Garg for the same offence.
Both the chargesheet and the complaint against Singh will come up for hearing on April 17.
Singh has also applied for an anticipatory bail before the court of Additional Sessions Judge Rakesh Kapoor, proceedings in which will be held in-camera.
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