News / Sleep deprived, choked, beaten up: How IAF pilot Abhinandan held off Pak grilling

Hindustan Times : Mar 07, 2019, 09:36 AM
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman staved off Pakistani interrogators trying to extract crucial information on Indian troop deployment, high-security radio frequencies and sensitive logistics during the first 24 hours of his captivity in Pakistan after his MiG-21 Bison was shot down in a dogfight over the Line of Control, according to a senior officer debriefing the 35-year-old fighter pilot.