Jaitley's phone tapping: Cops, detectives arrested

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 14, 2013 07:34 hrs

New Delhi: Six people, including three policemen and three private detectives, were arrested for illegal phone tapping of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley, authorities said.

The special cell of Delhi Police arrested an assistant sub-inspector, a head constable and a constable of the state police late Wednesday.

The three private detectives who were also arrested are Puneet Verma, Alok Gupta and Mehraz Saifi.

According to the police, the six were initially called for questioning after which they were booked under several charges.

Earlier, police had filed a charge sheet against a constable and three private detectives in the same case. But the four were granted bail by a Delhi court May 30.

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