Indian Army Colonel honey-trapped by ISI, probe ordered
NEW DELHI: The Indian Army is conducting a Court of Inquiry against a Colonel who was
allegedly honey-trapped by Pakistan intelligence agency ISI in Bangladesh.
Sources said the Colonel was cultivated by a woman when he was
posted in Bangladesh for a military course in one of the institutes of the neighbouring country. The relationship developed into a love affair
sometime in the middle of this year, the Colonel has confessed to Indian army contacts.
Later sometime in October, the Colonel was approached
by ISI operatives based in Bangladesh, asking him to work for them. Sources said the Colonel also received letters threatening to put up on the
Internet photographs of him in compromising position with the woman, as well as to send them to Delhi, if he failed to work for the ISI. When the
pressure mounted on him, the Colonel reported the entire matter to the Indian High Commission in Dhaka, sources said.
The officer was
immediately repatriated to Delhi and the Army headquartered ordered a Court of Inquiry. Sources said the inquiry has gotten underway in
Much of the inquiry is dependent on the statement of the Colonel. Sources said very little independent evidence was available.
[Times of India]