Indian police arrest seven for theft, sale of oil ministry papers

February 20, 2015 6:52 AM

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian police have arrested seven people, including government employees and a former journalist, whom they said ran a scam to steal official documents from India's oil ministry and sell them to energy consultants and large private companies.

India's government ministries teem with lower-level employees and papers, and accusations of copied sensitive documents are made at times ahead of major sales or tenders.

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