Norway’s security police (PST) has arrested a 25-year-old man suspected of spying on the government, including the Prime Minister’s office and the Ministry of Defence. The suspect was taken into custody during the weekend, broadcasting company NRK reported.

On Tuesday, the PST statet that they do not suspect a foreign state is behind the eaves dropping of the kind which in the espionage world is officially called signals intelligence. In other words, recording electronic signals.

According to NRK, the PST believes the young man did not act alone, but for whom is under investigation. The suspect apparently denies any wrongdoing, the reports say. | © 2023 Marcel Burger, Featured image: Rawpixel (CC)