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QUETTA: Security forces in Balochistan on Thursday claimed the arrest of a man who is 'a serving officer in the Indian Navy and deputed to the Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).'

The man was arrested during a raid in the province, a security official who declined to be named since he was not authorised to speak to the media told DawnNews, giving no details of the exact location the agent was arrested from.

He said the 'RAW officer' had been shifted to Islamabad for interrogation, as he was suspected of involvement in various acts of terrorism and other subversive activities in Balochistan.

"The spy had links with separatist elements in Balochistan," said the security official.

The official added that the individual was also involved in acts of sectarian terrorism and terror attacks in Karachi.

Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed the arrest of an Indian spy from the southern part of the province.

"The arrest has proved Indian involvement in Balochistan", Bugti said. Bugti added that the Indian spy was sponsoring terrorist and subversive activities in Balochistan.

Bugti last year claimed RAW and NDS are behind the funding and training of Baloch Republican Army (BRA) militants.

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Janugerman Mar 24, 2016 06:13pm

These are the people who should be punished for making pakistan what it is right now

Kashmiri National Mar 24, 2016 06:13pm

Good work! Keep up the pressure against the hostile entity

Harmony-1© Mar 24, 2016 06:18pm

RAW’s nefarious designs getting exposed. India needs to realise destabilising a neighbouring country will only hurt them more at the end by such activities of covert terrorism. They need to accept Pakistan as reality and policies of subversion are destabilising the region.

Bokhari Mar 24, 2016 06:19pm

Biggest catch ever that too red handed.

sandeep Mar 24, 2016 06:20pm

here it goes again

Asif Kashmiri Mar 24, 2016 06:30pm

Excellent

Einstein Babar Mar 24, 2016 06:32pm

good job, dig deeper in this rabbit hole.

Vijayan Mar 24, 2016 06:33pm

Great.....

Shahid Mar 24, 2016 06:35pm

But our foreign office is the worst performing organ of the government. They are unable to tell the world about the state terrorism by India. USA is always in hurry to ask us to find and punish the culprits of Pathankot and Mumbai but our incompetent foreign office is totally unable to make them see the other side of the coin.

Abid Hafeez Mar 24, 2016 06:39pm

Now is the time to see what our Indian counterpart say and do as Pakistan has caught their spy. Pakistan had before hand intimated India about the terrorists border crossing.

Gurjeet Singh Mar 24, 2016 06:41pm

@Shahid no one takes action without proof. Where is proof? statements doesn't serves as proof.

Pak Patriot Mar 24, 2016 06:41pm

How dare he comes into our country to conduct sabotage activities, this brazen misbehaviour must be equally met ???

Desi Dimag Mar 24, 2016 06:42pm

Great catch.

Farhan Mar 24, 2016 06:47pm

Indian sponsorship of international terrorism must be exposed!

Desi Dimag Mar 24, 2016 06:50pm

Just check the timing.

shuaib Mar 24, 2016 06:50pm

Good work...do not put him on 'bridge of spies'.... let us expose the dark face of India and Afganistan while presenting this 'gift' in the UN General assembly.

KERMU Mar 24, 2016 06:52pm

Very bad on the part of Indian Government and RAW. This nonsense needs to be stopped.

imtiaz syed Mar 24, 2016 06:58pm

@Gurjeet Singh Its not joke that one would say we arrested indian raw element while having no proof.

Aditya Mar 24, 2016 06:58pm

We have heard this before,million times!!

Naxalite Mar 24, 2016 07:01pm

Superb Job Pak Army. I hope now Sartaj Aziz can present Pakistani case better.

Naxalite Mar 24, 2016 07:01pm

Its time to take this issue to UNO.

Aatire80 Mar 24, 2016 07:05pm

Great work keep hitting them hard ,expose these monsters and make an example out of them.

Simple Mar 24, 2016 07:06pm

When India will stop it. ?

Bajoy Kamshi Mar 24, 2016 07:07pm

Its just a claim and not verified

Salman M Mar 24, 2016 07:07pm

We need to protect Balochistan and Reko Diq reserves. India knows it is a matter of time before Pakistan starts extracting those reserves worth trillion dollars or more. That will just change the fate of our country.

Ahmad Mar 24, 2016 07:08pm

Finally indians wont say he is Pakistani not indian !

Logic Mar 24, 2016 07:12pm

Lets go get the remaining raw agents too.

Prashantjain Mar 24, 2016 07:17pm

I think he should be handed over to Indian authorities for further investigation

hamza khan Mar 24, 2016 07:17pm

well done ISI. well done.

Kashif Mar 24, 2016 07:20pm

@sandeep .why didn't you say so when pathankot incident happened.Stop this hypocracy

Harmony-1© Mar 24, 2016 07:22pm

@Bajoy Kamshi - So, there would be no complaints if he is sentenced then?

A. Ali Mar 24, 2016 07:24pm

another feather in ind govt cap...

Harmony-1© Mar 24, 2016 07:24pm

@Prashantjain - Its not a matter of joke!

Also a UK Citizen Mar 24, 2016 07:27pm

@PRASHANTJAIN investigation or debrief?

Raja farhat Abbas Mar 24, 2016 07:28pm

@sandeep It's not here it goes again,it's been going on for too long

Muhammed Ali UK Mar 24, 2016 07:28pm

Make an example of him.

GA Mar 24, 2016 07:30pm

Please parade him in front of the cameras

S Hassan Naqvi Mar 24, 2016 07:32pm

@Gurjeet Singh

Sir, same can be said of India too. Every bad thing is just blamed on Pakistan by irresponsible Indian media and government.

Abhijit Mar 24, 2016 07:35pm

@Raja farhat Abbas
Present the proof to United nations

Majid Mar 24, 2016 07:35pm

Bring him in military court

Sachin Mar 24, 2016 07:36pm

Spies are not uncommon. All countries have spies in each other country. Please follow established standards of investigation and imprisonment.

awais Mar 24, 2016 07:38pm

Well done!! keep exposing dual face of India to the world

Muslim Medina Mar 24, 2016 07:38pm

India has never accepted creation of Pakistan. There are still voices in India of Akhund Bharat. It is the nuclear deterrent that is stopping India from any further action. It is time for all political parties to unite and show that we are Pakistanis and are ready for any challenge and are well prepared to defend our borders.

Zunaira Mar 24, 2016 07:40pm

@Pak Patriot Not he! It's the Indian state that must be held accountable now,

M.Saeed Mar 24, 2016 07:43pm

Must be a hard-boiled spy difficult to break. Should be subjected to high-tech investigative techniques like water-boarding to extract factual information.

aslam shaikh Mar 24, 2016 07:48pm

This should be highlighted in UN and US should be advised that such activities derail our efforts to combat militancy on Afghan border. Good catch by our intelligence agencies, catch all related people and don't spare anyone.

Taimoor Khan Mar 24, 2016 07:50pm

Swift justice please. Those who are involved in spreading terrorism inside Pakistan, from within us or foreigners must face justice for their crimes against our nation.

Ghaznavi Mar 24, 2016 07:50pm

Pakistan must call immediate session of the UN security council and present him before UN. The world must know the conduct of an aspirant of permanent seat in this body.

Hamaad Mar 24, 2016 07:50pm

Reveal his identity and send him to the military court for trial and punishment. No mercy.

Shah Mar 24, 2016 07:53pm

Good job.

Hilarious Mar 24, 2016 08:03pm

So is the establishment going to stop asking BRA to come to the negotiating table and start an operation against them and arrest their leaders or was that only for one party?

Khan - Pakistani , USA Mar 24, 2016 08:04pm

Dont let this go free. Punish them severely so that they never try to harm our country !

East indian Mar 24, 2016 08:11pm

Show their face in media,

Omair Mar 24, 2016 08:11pm

@Sachin Thanks for the sane comment.

Muhammed Ali UK Mar 24, 2016 08:12pm

@Abhijit Why????? India has hardly respected the UN before.

qwekids Mar 24, 2016 08:29pm

let get it proved first ..

Adeel Mar 24, 2016 08:30pm

@sandeep Shouldn't it

true indian Mar 24, 2016 08:36pm

Pakistan should bring this before world and put forth all the valid stuff with proofs and prove indian involvment

razia Mar 24, 2016 08:37pm

At least the name and details of the person

R S Chakravarti Mar 24, 2016 08:55pm

If there was really an Indian Navy officer spying for RAW in Balochistan, naturally Pakistan would deal with him as their law provides

Imad Qureshi Mar 24, 2016 08:56pm

@Gurjeet Singh proof is his arrest alone. Now if he is not Indian, then of course your claim might be right. But that has a very low probability.

Kashmiri National Mar 24, 2016 09:08pm

@M.Saeed agree with you on that!

Shah Mar 24, 2016 09:12pm

After interrogation, bring him on the TV and show it to the world. Good job Sarfaraz Bugti and security agencies, thank you.

Shah Mar 24, 2016 09:15pm

@Gurjeet Singh

So what this guy was doing in southern Baluchistan. His presence in Baluchistan without VISA is enough proof.

Gaurav Mar 24, 2016 09:18pm

Pakistan should release the person name, pictures and other details to the media. Like we did with Kasab.

Kamal Pasha. Mar 24, 2016 09:19pm

@Gurjeet Singh, Come to Pakistan and we will show you proofs.

Alam Mar 24, 2016 09:24pm

@Gurjeet Singh serving officer of Indian Navy, caught on Pakistani soil in a raid, you looking for proof, strange logic

kautiliya Mar 24, 2016 09:26pm

arrest means nothing,prove in court of law.

Bokhari Mar 24, 2016 09:26pm

His whole network has been busted on disclosure of information he provided during interrogation.

Alam Mar 24, 2016 09:33pm

@Prashantjain he will be handed over to India but it will take a decade or two.

Nadeem Mar 24, 2016 09:35pm

Whats new? India's NSA has been openly accepting these things..but our govt is silent..

FYi Mar 24, 2016 09:38pm

keep it up ... tit for tat

jaswinder singh Mar 24, 2016 09:39pm

I hate rhetoric of both india and pakistan , blaming each other just for gaining political mileage. Same old story.... i hope common masses in both countries understand.

SKG Mar 24, 2016 09:43pm

@Ghaznavi Yes I agree. Show some proofs.

Syed Mar 24, 2016 10:02pm

@Gurjeet Singh what a joke.... you don't worry about the proof... now you better think whats coming for you... when you do this there is going to be some reaction.... so far non of the people caught in india had links with establishment but here a government official is caught... exposing your country ugly face.

Last Word Mar 24, 2016 10:19pm

A serving Indian Naval officer found in Baluchistan looks highly improbable.

Abdulla Hussain Mar 24, 2016 10:20pm

RAW is actively involved in such subversive activities operating from Afghanistan. They are operating all over Pakistan especially in Baluchistan. The RAW agents are recruiting local elements to carry out terrorism. Most of the inter sect killings are done by these state actors of India. Pakistan should raise the issue of terrorists activities in Pakistan by India's RAW agents in all international forum & organisations including UN & security council.

M. Ahmed Mar 24, 2016 11:02pm

Excellent work by ISI, we are very proud of ISI

Hopeful Mar 24, 2016 11:13pm

Ask India for their assistance in confirming the spy. Mater of fact NS should ask Modi.

Tariq Mar 24, 2016 11:20pm

Excellent, we are proud of the good work that our intelligence apparatus is doing, God bless Pakistan.

PakiForum Mar 24, 2016 11:23pm

When was this a question that India was involved in terrorist activities in Balochistan. This has been a known fact since the time of Akbar Bugti.

abdullah Mar 24, 2016 11:45pm

@Prashantjain .what investigatiin when the have sent him here.all i can say is have peace and both nations should live in orace.

SAEED MASOOD Mar 24, 2016 11:47pm

Excellent job....

Shaukat Ali Khan Mar 24, 2016 11:48pm

The matter must be taken up at UN.

solani Mar 25, 2016 12:06am

Sometime we don't know snakes are sleeping in our sleeves. Keep on checking is the answer. Good job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

Khwarezmi Mar 25, 2016 12:27am

This is the reason Indians will never get land access to the rest of the world via Pakistan. This Indian officer should be shown on national TV for the whole world to see the criminal activities of Indians.

Khwarezmi Mar 25, 2016 12:29am

@Aditya Very typical of Indians going into denial mode when one of their own officers are arrested red handed involved in terrorism. Man up and take responsibility for your own officers.

usman Mar 25, 2016 12:53am

Best Present for 23 march 2016. Well done soldiers. LOVE YOU

Dr. Salaria, Aamir Ahmad Mar 25, 2016 12:57am

This is just the tip of the iceberg.

IMTIAZ ALI KHAN Mar 25, 2016 01:26am

India and Pakistan we are poor and millions on both of our soils go hungry every day. Lets stop hurting each other for the sake of our future generation. Love from Pakistan to my Indian family :)

true indian Mar 25, 2016 02:05am

@HARMONY:there is a famous proverb, if you show one finger all the other four show towards yourself.

zulu Mar 25, 2016 02:13am

pakistan zinda baad

from pathan

we will give our life for pakistan

proud of you

this is realy tuching ,

being of pakistani proude to be pakistani as pushtyoon as pathan

I2t Mar 25, 2016 02:26am

This is the spy game which every country plays. That does not mean that country has not accepted each other. This has been happening between west and Russia. That's why every country has its spy agency. These activities can never be prover any where that's the nature of them.

Bitter Truth Mar 25, 2016 03:14am

Great job at least they caught human not a piegon

Jamshed Mar 25, 2016 03:35am

@Gurjeet Singh Now you should see the proof with his name and his picture, (and soon)his rank etc; to satisfy you and other Indians who has always been in denial.

bhaijan Mar 25, 2016 03:40am

Spying in other countries is a common thing which every country does. As long as the spies don't create a chaos. Relax, it might be a simple case of spying, nothing else.

Striker Mar 25, 2016 06:32am

One of the great successes in clearing the land from all the foreign and domestic enemies.

Dr. Farooq Khan Mar 25, 2016 06:53am

Dear India, whether you accept it or not, your government is justifying such acts of hers by saying that Pakistan is also doing this. No Dear, it does not justify. Innocent killings should be condemned.

Awais Mar 25, 2016 07:28am

India finally exposed. Our foreign office should bring this person on camera and give proofs to UN before he goes to military court.

aam admi Mar 25, 2016 07:54am

very imaginative,,,, if not give full details of origin, ....

rehan Mar 25, 2016 08:14am

@Sachin And why we need Indian advice on what we should be doing ?

Azmeen Mar 25, 2016 08:57am

@Shahid agree.

Samsonite Mar 25, 2016 11:29am

Don't jump the gun. Please wait for proof. There are only statements given now similar to the dossiers submitted to US on Indian involvement. The US state department dismissed them off hand as mere conjectures.

zak Mar 25, 2016 11:34am

@Last Word then check it out, they gave his address in Mumbai as well and his name. He has spilled the beans and named others as well. Expect many more to be caught.

Whatever Mar 25, 2016 12:43pm

@zak ok Zak what's his name and address in Mumbai please reveal

M. Umair A. Khan Mar 25, 2016 01:09pm

last time indian spy was released by Pakistan and indians were claiming him to be innocent civilian where as his funeral was conducted by indian army with gun salutes and wrapped in indian flag. Again all indian will ask for proves.

chinto Mar 25, 2016 02:43pm

When there is act of terrorism in India, they speak loudly against Pakistan. Now Pakistan need to tell rest of the world what India is doing secretly in destabilizing Pakistan.

observer Mar 25, 2016 03:27pm

@zak

And what is the Name and the Address, All Knowing One??

khusboo Mar 25, 2016 03:59pm

@chinto

you have to first make your house in order & then lecture others

Umar Mar 25, 2016 04:07pm

My 'Saint' neighbors, kindly watch Pakistani channels as they are now showing the passport of one Bhushan Yadav. Accept that he has been caught, so rise up and say that RAW should not be de-stabilising Pakistan.

timetostopthis Mar 25, 2016 04:10pm

Lot of noise but no signs of any proof.

abdul Ahad Mar 25, 2016 06:59pm

@timetostopthis
We don't need to show you any proof. We will dissect him, get all the information and take counter measures. We dont need to tell you or the UN or USA anything.

Usman Mar 25, 2016 07:21pm

@Bajoy Kamshi indian HC admits that he is RAW agent, what else you guys need

A.K. Das Mar 25, 2016 09:55pm

What is the latest revelation about the identity of this man? Please check up.

UA Mar 26, 2016 02:27am

Where exactly in Baluchistan was he arrested? And let's ask the Indian authorities what exactly was this guy doing in Pakistan without a valid visa?

Jaggy Mar 26, 2016 01:03pm

Why would a RAW agent, carry his identification card and passport with him? Wait & see what comes out of the investigation, before shouting "RAW Agent".