Jawan💂🏻 Suicide: Sting Reporter🎥 Booked for Abetment

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A month after the alleged suicide of Lance Naik Roy Mathew following the release of a sting video on the news website The Quint, in which he had spoken on the "sahayak" system in the Indian Army, Nashik police Monday booked journalist Poonam Aggarwal under sections of the Official Secrets Act and those relating to criminal trespass and abetment to suicide under the Indian Penal Code.

Official sources said a case was registered after the Army submitted an application to Nashik police, complaining against the journalist for illegally entering a prohibited area.

"After studying the application, we have registered a case against Aggarwal under Sections 3 and 7 of the Official Secrets Act and sections of the Indian Penal Code for criminal trespass and abetment to suicide," said a senior officer at the Maharashtra Police headquarters.

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