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Indian envoy, some other diplomats being subjected to aggressive surveillance, harassment in Pakistan; MEA lodges protest

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Indian High Commissioner in and some other senior diplomats of the Mission are being subjected to "aggressive surveillance" and "harassment" there, prompting to lodge a strong protest with on Monday.

The has sent a protest note to Foreign Ministry, saying such incidents amount to a breach of understanding between the two countries, sources told ANI here.

In the note, the MEA said Bisaria and J P Singh were "closely followed and aggressively kept watch by a Pakistani during a wedding reception" at a hotel in on December 4, last year, the sources said.

It also said that attempts were made to hack the of a in the

"In one such incident, people impersonating his relatives tried to hack his accounts. Fake profile similar to that of his relative was used," the sources said.

Another received an email from administration, saying that repeated attempts were made by unknown people to login into his account, they said.

There have been similar incidents of harassment meted out to Indian diplomats in by the security agencies there.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 19:17 IST