A retired Superintendent of Police (SP) was arrested under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) here on Friday night.

Officials said that Sheikh Mohammad Aslam, a retired SP, was arrested for publishing “some FIRs and sensitive information” in a book.

Aslam retired a few years ago. He was appointed as an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police (ASI) in 1986 and he got out-of-turn promotions to become SP.

Originally from Udhampur district, he currently resides in the Gandhi Nagar area of Jammu city. –(IANS)