Just hours after India expelled a Pakistan High Commission staffer for espionage, Pakistan too summoned the Indian envoy and asked him to make an Indian official, Surjeet Singh, leave Pakistan as he has been declared “persona non grata”.
Indian High Commission, Islamabad. Twitter
The Press Release said…
“The Foreign Secretary expressed deep concern over the activities of the Indian official that were in violation of the Vienna Convention and the established diplomatic norms. The Indian High Commissioner has been asked to make urgent necessary arrangements for Surjeet Singh and his family to leave Pakistan by 29 October 2016.”
Akhtar, along with two men from Rajasthan, was caught on October 27, receiving sensitive intelligence documents in Delhi Zoo.
Maulana Ramzan and Subhash Jangir. PTI
The two men have been identified as Maulana Ramzan and Subhash Jangir, who were allegedly supplying India’s sensitive defence documents and information to Akhtar.
According to Delhi Police, the documents that were recovered had details of deployment of the Indian Army and Border Security Force.