“Faraz is actually a fixer and a small-time power broker, who is reportedly known to many senior IPS officers in Karnataka and politicians.
He also allegedly plays the role of a police informant and is paid in cash or kind for his information services.
It is possible that Faraz was under surveillance to know who was tapping him and for what reason,” said a senior officer on condition of anonymity.
“It is yet to be verified whether Faraz was actually close to the Congress central leadership or he was just dropping names.
Any leakage of call intercepts amounts to data theft and is an offence under the Information Technology Act, Telegraph Act and Official Secrets Act,” said another officer, who didn’t wish to be named.
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