KOCHI: A contract employee at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) was arrested for sharing details, including videos and photos of strategic parts of a ship being built for the Navy at the shipyard through social media on Thursday.

According to the police, Sreenish Pookodan (30), a native of Malappuram, took photos of the under-construction ship on his mobile phone and shared details on its maintenance, location, and VVIP visits with another person through a social media account called Angel Payal from March 1 to December 19.

The incident came to light after IB and an internal probe division of the shipyard conducted a probe. The report was handed over to police.