Artsakh serviceman arrested on suspicion of spying for foreign intelligence agencies


JANUARY 13, ARTSAKHPRESS. A serviceman of the Defense Army of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) has been arrested on suspicion of espionage, the National Security Service (NSS) of Artsakh said Friday.

The suspect has been charged with treason and taken into custody after a court approved pre-trial remand.

The Artsakh NSS said the suspect was recruited by foreign intelligence agencies in July 2021 and was being paid to collect and transfer classified military and state information. The suspect used various mobile applications to send the classified information such as “location of his duty station, specialization, number and type of his unit, the arsenal, composition of the command, combat outposts and active-duty data”.

The NSS said it continues investigating the case.

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