December 30, 2008
Islamabad—According to informed sources Indian intelligence officials working in the disguise of diplomats in Embassy and Consulates in Afghanistan have set up a vast network to destabilize FATA, Northern Areas and Balochistan engaging dozens of Afghan-Indians, drug dealers and Afghan warlords.
According to sources several agents hired by the RAW but captured recently in FATA, Waziristan and Southern Eastern areas have provided extensive details claiming that the Indians had managed to penetrate deeply in collaboration with allies in the region.
According to one spy who was recently killed by Taliban an Indian intelligence official named as C.R. Garg working as Attaché and P.S. to Indian Ambassador in Kabul had recently offered as much as US$2000-3200 per foreigner killed in Pakistan.
The spy was given a telephone number for urgent contacts. Another Indian senior official named as Malkit Chand also working as Third Secretary (Education) & Director (Indian Cultural Centre) was engaged in transferring Pakistani Baloch students from Afghanistan to India for special training and financial assistance. Balochi students particularly the children of Baloch refugees are being offered upto US$ 200-300 per month if they agree to proceed to India.
Chandra Mohan Mishra a Third Secretary at Indian Embassy in Kabul and J. Baby working as an Attaché (Technical) have also held several meetings with Blaoch militants during mid-2008.
Other Indian intelligence officials engaged in financing and sending Pakistani youths from tribal areas to several other Central Asian states and Middle East are posted in Consulate General of India, Mazar-i-Sharif are Dinesh Behari working as a Consul and D. N. Dutta working as a Vice Consul in Mazar-i-Sharif.
Two spies recently arrested in tribal areas were carrying Thuraya satellite phone numbers 00-873-763095858 and 00-873-763095867 and 0700501385 which belonged to Indian intelligence officials inside Afghanistan.
Another Indian agents Sanjay Asthana working as Vice Consul in Habibabad,, Jallalabad was in touch with his “assets” using phone/fax number as 0797638744.
An Indian official based in Herat, Manohar Gangesh working as Consul and is posted at the Indian Consulate. He was in contact with local agents who organize secret meetings and trainings for so-callled Islamic militants.
A militant leader claimed that he discovered the telephone number of a senior Indian Intelligence official Raju Balakrishnan working as a diplomat and Vice Consul in Herat as 0799427738 from the possession of a recently captured spy after his detailed interrogation.
Akhtar Jamal | Pakistan Observer