Islamabad/New Delhi: Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian high commissioner Gautam Bam-bawale to lodge its protest over “subversive activities” by an alleged RAW officer a day after the Pakistani security forces claimed to have arrested him.
In New Delhi, the external affairs ministry said the person arrested had no link with the government since his premature retirement from the Indian Navy. The MEA further said: “India has no interest in interfering in the internal matters of any country and firmly believes a stable and peaceful Pakistan is in the interest of the region.”
Pakistan summons Indian High Commissioner
Kul Yadav Bhushan, who was described by the Pakistanis as a “commander-rank officer” of the Indian Navy who was working for RAW, was reportedly arrested on Thursday in the Chaman area of Balochistan. He has been shifted to Islamabad for interrogation, Pakistani officials said.
“Pakistan has lodged strong protest with India over the involvement of its spy agency RAW in subversive activities in the country,” said an official in Islamabad. “In this regard, Indian high commissioner Gautam Bambawale was summoned to the Foreign Office and deep concerns conveyed to him over RAW’s interference in Balochistan and Karachi,” the official added....