A Pakistani spy, part of a larger espionage network, has been caught by the military intelligence from Gurdaspur in Punjab. The accused has been identified as Vipin Singh, a resident of Tibbry area of Gurdaspur.
According to an India Today report, the accused Pakistani spy was sending photographs and information related to the construction of Kartarpur corridor to his handlers in Pakistan through his WhatsApp number. The accused Vipin was promised a payment of Rs.10 lakh to supply the photos and vital information.
The accused informed the intelligence officers that his Pakistani handlers had asked him to supply some other secret information besides the Kartarpur corridor.
After the interrogation, the alleged spy has been handed over to the police. However, details are yet to emerge in the case after his interrogation. With his arrest, the suspicions of Pakistan’s intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) misusing the corridor for anti-India activities have been proved right.
Earlier, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh had warned the country about Pakistan’s treacherous plans to use the Kartarpur corridor to inflict terror on India, especially by reviving Khalistani terror. Captain Amarinder Singh had reiterated his position on the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor by Pakistan. He claimed that it is an ISI ploy to strengthen anti-India forces, including the Sikhs For Justice (SFJ).
“The entire affair of Kartarpur Corridor smacks off a wider conspiracy by the Pakistan Army and ISI to dismember India by reviving militancy in Punjab,” Amarinder Singh had warned.
On November 22 last year, the government of India had announced its intention to build the Indian side of the Kartarpur Corridor and had urged Pakistan to reciprocate by building the corridor on Pakistan side.
Senior Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu had caused a severe controversy after he posed with Khalistani terrorist Gopal Singh Chawla during his controversial visit to Pakistan to inaugurate the Kartarpur corridor.