New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday targeted the central government over the alleged WhatsApp chat of Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief of Republic TV. After this, Congress leader and former Defense Minister AK Antony on Wednesday called it a case of treason. Rahul said about the secret operation in his PC, “four-five people have this information.” The Chief of Army Staff, the Prime Minister, the Home Minister, the Defense Minister and the National Security Advisor only have (related information). “Further Rahul alleged,” Any one of these five people would have given the information. It is a crime. “
Former Defense Minister AK Antony has demanded the Central Government to investigate and take action in the matter. He said today how did any journalist know about the airstrike 3 days ago? This is a matter of concern for the entire country. This may put National Security at risk. Citing the law, he said that leaking the secret plan of military operation is treason. The culprits in the case should be punished. The Center should order an immediate inquiry into the matter.
Rahul Gandhi reiterated in Tuesday’s press conference that it is a criminal act to share information related to the official secret with the journalist. He also said that if these things were known by Arnba Goswami, then maybe Pakistan too would have known.