He had investigated the Malegaon bomb blast and Samjhauta Express cases that branded Hindus as terrorists
New Delhi – An IPS officer from the NIA Himachal Pradesh has been arrested for allegedly providing confidential documents of NIA to a Pakistani jihadi militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba. NIA arrested its officer Arvind Digvijay Negi. Negi was working as an Additional Superintendent of NIA at Shimla. He had given confidential documents to a local Lashkar-e-Taiba militant. The NIA on 6th November 2021 registered a case against Negi. His house was searched and six others were arrested in the case.
IPS अफसर गिरफ्तार: आतंकियों को दे रहे थे गोपनीय जानकारी, NIA में सर्विस-मेडल से सम्मानित… | IPS officer Arvind Digvijay Negi arrested, was giving confidential information to terrorists, Arvind Digvijay Negi service-medal in NIA, https://t.co/ZI10zYRBRX
— NPG.News (@newpowergame) February 19, 2022
Cases that branded Hindu terrorists were investigated
The NIA arrested its former SP Arvind Digvijay Negi on the charge of leaking secret documents of the agency to an accused in a case against overground workers of the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, reports @deveshpd https://t.co/9344hw5aY7
— The Hindu (@the_hindu) February 19, 2022
Negi had investigated the case of the Ajmer Dargah blast in 2007. It was alleged that devout Hindu activists had a hand in this case. Negi was also involved in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast investigation but was removed from it later. He was investigating the Samjhauta Express bombing case in which Swami Aseemanand was arrested.