MOSCOW, May 30 (RAPSI) - The District Military Court in Warsaw has found Lieutenant Colonel Zbigniew J. guilty of spying for Russian military intelligence (GRU) and sentenced him to 6 years in prison, Polish media reported on Monday.
Additionally, the officer was deprived of civil rights for five years.
Zbigniew J. has been charged with disclosure of information that could cause damage to Poland. Details of the case have not been officially provided.
However, it was reported that the officer allegedly transferred information concerning the names of Polish soldiers who could be recruited by Russian military intelligence.
Zbigniew J., who served in one of Poland’s Defense Ministry’s departments, was arrested in October 2014 and has been held in detention ever since. His arrest was made with the involvement of military police troops; materials collected by the Military Counterintelligence Service became grounds for the arrest.