The former chief of the Pakistan’s ISI, Lt Gen Rizwan Akthar has sought for an early retirement from the Pakistan Army citing personal reasons. In a leter he sought premature retirement starting October 9 2017, after putting in 35 years of service.
As India tries to bring Dawood Ibrahim to justice, his brother, Iqbal Kaskar has said that the ISI would never allow that. Amidst reports that Dawood was looking to get back to India, Kaskar told the police that the ISI would ensure that never happened.
The question now is whether Dawood continues to be a utility for the ISI or is a spent force living at the mercy of the agency owing to past glory.
In a major embarrassment to the ISI, an officer from Pakistan has accused his own agency of protecting terrorists.
The Income Tax Department is set to join the Hurriyat terror funding probe. The NIA will rope in IT officials to examine the documents seized from prominent Srinagar businessman, Zahoor Watali. The businessman was arrested on the charge that he was a go in between man for the ISI and the Hurriyat leaders.
The ISI used the bad food video of a BSF jawan to demoralise the forces. This was stated by the paramilitary force’s chief K K Sharma.
For the NIA the arrest of prominent businessman from Jammu and Kashmir, Zahoor Watali was a major shot in the arm. Watali has been accused of being a bridge between the ISI and the Kashmir separatists when it came to moving funds in a bid to spread terror and cause unrest
The collectorate office in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh may have been infiltrated by agents of the ISI, investigators suspect. The Uttar Pradesh ATS says that agents of the ISI may have set up sleeper cells in Jhansi.
A month back the Jammu and Kashmir police arrested Sandeep Sharma a resident of Uttar Pradesh after it was found that he was part of a Lashkar-e-Tayiba module. On Sunday the National Investigation Agency raided the premises of Devinder Singh Behl, a close aide of Hurriyat hawk, Syed Ali Shah Geelani.
The National Investigation Agency which filed its chargesheet in the terror on tracks case has said that the ISI roped in a Nepalese national to carry out a blast in Bihar. In all the NIA chargesheeted nine persons including two Nepalese nationals in the case. On October 2016, an attempt was made to blow up a railway track at Bihar’s Ghorasahan.
Kulbhushan Jadhav was captured by the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Khorasan and then sold to the ISI in Pakistan. This revelation was made Baloch activist, Mehrab Sarjov.