NEW DELHI: Indian News Paper ‘Hindustan Times’ reveals that Indian army carried out secret missions on ‘selective countries’ including Pakistan. Lashkar-e-Taiba was also contacted for that purpose so as to create insurgency in enemy countries.
Military intelligence unit of Indian army was involved in carrying out various secret missions within Pakistan. This across the border activity under the approval of Vice Army Chief and Director General Military VK Singh as revealed by Indian Newspaper ‘Hindustan Times’. When the newspaper authorities contacted army officials said that the unit Technical Services Division (TSD) has been shutdown and only few senior officials of army know about it.
The spokesperson of army said that it is up to the defence minister to call for an inquiry for that matter. According the most secretive unit report, the secret missions have been carried out in those countries who are enlisted as enemies and work against Indian interests and who are destabilising peace in Indian Territory.
The report also said that Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence must be defeated as it is against the state affairs. The newspaper previously revealed that this unit was created on the orders of Ministry of Defence after Mumbai bomb blasts incident.
According to the report, former Indian Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral ordered for shutting down all secret missions in 1997.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s representative got worried over the revelation and asked why such a report has been made public at this point of time.
The newspaper also revealed that TSD was made for the purpose of advanced reporting of security threats to the Indian Military officials.
It also carried out several operations such as operation Rehbar in Kashmir, operation Seven Sisters in East and Operation Deep Strike in areas of Pakistan.