India asked Islamabad to ensure safety to Indian High Commission officials after a news agency reported that two of the envoys have gone missing since Monday 8 am. In the last few months several top Indian diplomats in Pakistan have also been aggressively tailed in Islamabad over the last several days and India has protested against the excessive surveillance.
Pakistan has intensified its coercive tactics after two Pakistani officials at the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi were accused of espionage and deported. The two worked in the visa section in Delhi.
The vehicle of India’s Charge d’affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia was chased by Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) member recently. A biker was seen following the official’s car. The Indian High Commission in Pakistan sent a strong protest note to the foreign ministry in Islamabad protesting against the harassment of its officers and staff.