Army to court martial soldier caught providing China border info to ISI spy in Pakistan embassy | India News

NEW DELHI: The Army is set to initiate summary court-martial proceedings against its soldier who was allegedly caught passing secret information about military activities along the northern borders to an ISI agent posted at the Pakistani embassy in the national capital. was
“The accused signalman (washer) was posted in a formation near the Chinese border in the Aleem Khan field area and was allegedly caught passing secret information to a Pakistani spy posted at their embassy in New Delhi. Summary of court proceedings. The military will begin in the next two days,” defense sources told ANI.
The soldier was caught by security agencies passing on classified information to Pakistani spy Abid Hussain alias Naik Abid, a Pakistani national working at the High Commission of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the national capital.
The soldier was also paid Rs 15,000 by the Pakistani embassy official for the information he was sharing with them.
Sources say that the said activities of the military personnel took place at a critical time when the northern enemy was trying to launch an offensive on the Line of Actual Control and even a small information could have been helpful to the opponents.
According to Army sources, the soldier had access to only limited information. It added that the Army has zero tolerance for such acts and the culprits will be punished exemplarily.
The list of documents provided by the soldier to the enemy intelligence agency included the guard duty list of the formation where he was posted along with the activities of his own formations. The soldier gave information about the vehicles of the formation as well as the list of vehicle movements in view of the Covid lockdown.
Sources said that the soldier was also trying to access the location of satellites monitoring the Chinese border but could not succeed.
He was also trying to gain access to surveillance radars and other similar equipment on the Chinese border.
In the recent past, there have been several incidents where soldiers were virtually honey-trapped and blackmailed into sharing information. Sources said there was no honeytrapping or blackmailing involved in the case to get information.

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