Corporate Espionage Case: ‘I was forced to sign a blank paper’, says arrested Santanu Saikia

| Monday, February 23, 2015 - 18:31
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NEW DELHI: The controversial corporate espionage case is taking new turns every day. After being arrested for his involvement in the scam, former journalist Santanu Saikia cries conspiracy and claims of signing a blank paper.

“I was made to sign a blank paper. They made me sign it”; claims mastermind Saikia as he appeared before the court on Monday.

This is not the first time that the former journalist has made sensational claims regarding the case. On Saturday, he confessed that he was only doing a ‘cover-up’ and the entire corporate espionage scam is worth Rs. 10, 000 crore. However, he maintained that he played no role in leaking the vital documents from the Petroleum Ministry.

Saikia who runs an energy portal was arrested by the Delhi Police Crime Branch on Friday for his involvement in the case that revolves around the leaking of some classified documents including an input for the Finance Minister’sbudget speech.

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