Pithoragarh, May 23: The Indian Army Intelligence and Uttar Pradesh Anti-terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested an Inter-Services Intelligence agent from Didihat area of Uttar Pradesh’s Pithoragarh. Uttrakhand ADG law and order Ashok Kumar told reporters that Uttar Pradesh ATS with the help of Pithoragarh Police arrested Ramesh Kanyal from his home.
Kanyal’s brother is serving in the Indian Army. A few years back Kanyals’s brother helped in getting up a job in Brigadier's house. The Brigadier after some time got a posting in Indian Embassy in Pakistan. He also took Kanyal along with him. Therein Pakistan, the agent came in contact with intelligence agencies and started passing confidential information to the agencies. Kanyal spent two years in Pakistan.
UP ATS filed a case against the agent on May 20. The ATS and the Indian Army were consistently keeping track of Kanyal’s activities. Today morning joint team of the Indian Army and the UP ATS raided his house in Didihat in Pithoragarh. The ADG told reporters that continuous inputs about whereabouts of Kanyal were also taken from the Uttrakhand Intelligence.