Earlier in the day, the court of Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate at Balasore granted remand of the five, including a staffer and four contractual employees of at ITR for a week.
Meanwhile, the Crime Branch of Police has taken over the charge of investigation from the local police.
The four accused had allegedly communicated classified defence secrets to the foreign agents after they were contacted through various ISD phone numbers.
Siby Mathews was booked for criminal conspiracy, kidnapping and fabrication of evidence in connection with arrest and detention of ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan in the 1994 espionage case.
ISRO spy case: Kerala HC grants anticipatory bail to former Gujarat police chief Sreekumar, three others
'There is not even a scintilla of evidence to suggest that they may be influenced by any foreign power to induce them'
U.S. prosecutors have indicted Assange on 17 espionage charges and one charge of computer misuse over WikiLeaks’ publication of thousands of leaked military and diplomatic documents a decade ago.
David S., who worked until the time of his arrest as local staff at the British embassy, on at least one occasion passed on documents as part of his professional activities to Russian intelligence.
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The Kerala High Court on Friday asked the CBI whether there was any material to prove the involvement of foreign hands in framing false espionage cases against former ISRO scientists.
The depositions of the two scientists were submitted by CBI along with the statement filed in HC opposing the anticipatory bail plea of former Gujarat DGP R B Sreekumar, the seventh accused.
The CBI said its mandate is not just to investigate the torture of Nambi but also the torture suffered by all victims/accused persons in the espionage case.
Federal prosecutors say Klara K.is the wife of another suspect, Dr. Klaus L, who was arrested on suspicion of espionage last month following an indictment that they filed at a Munich court in May.
The probe agency strongly suspects the involvement of Pakistan in the matter.
The interim relief was granted by Justice K Haripal on Sreekumar's plea seeking anticipatory bail in the case registered by the CBI for various offences.
The court said that Shi was entitled to grant of statutory bail when admittedly the charge sheet was filed beyond the period of sixty days.