Who Is Satendra Siwal? Pak ISI Spy Arrested From Meerut, Staffer At Indian Embassy In Moscow

Who Is Satendra Siwal? Pak ISI Spy Arrested From Meerut, Staffer At Indian Embassy In Moscow

Satendra Siwal has been accused of providing classified information about the Indian Embassy, External Affairs Ministry, Defence Ministry, Indian military establishments to the handlers of Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI.

Azhar KhanUpdated: Sunday, February 04, 2024, 03:19 PM IST
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The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) on Sunday arrested Satendra Siwal on accusations of providing classified information to Paklistan's ISI. Satendra was employed with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) as the Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS). Satendra was posted at the Indian Embassy in Moscow.

Who is Satendra Siwal?

Satendra Siwal works as the MTS (Multi-Tasking, Staff) at the Ministry of External Affairs and is posted at the Indian Embassy in Russia's Moscow. He was arrested by the UP-ATS over his involvement in Anti-National activities. He has been accused of providing classified information about the Indian Embassy, External Affairs Ministry, Defence Ministry, Indian military establishments to the handlers of Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI.

Satendra Siwal is a resident of Shahmahiuddinpur village in police station area of Hapur district and his father's name is Jaiveer Singh. He was posted as the MTS at the MEA in the Indian Embassy in Moscow. Satendra Siwal has been working as the India Based Security Assistant (IBSA) at the Indian Embassy in Russia's Moscow since 2021.

Involvement in Anti-National Activities

An FIR has been filed against Siwal at the ATS Police Station in Lucknow. A case has been registered against him under section 121A of the IPC and official Secrets Act 1923. Section 121A counts to waging war against the country.

There are reports that the UP-ATS was receiving information about the leakage of classified documents to the handlers of the Pakistani Intelligence agency ISI for some time. The ATS said that the ISI was luring the employees of the Ministry of External Affairs by offering them bribes in huge amount in exchange of critical information about the Embassy.

There are reports that the ATS, in its probe, found Siwal's involvement in anti-national activities along with the handlers of the ISI and he was found to be providing confidential information to the enemies in exchange of money. The ATS summoned Siwal to the ATS field unit in Meerut for interrogation, where he was not able to give straight answers and there are reports that he has confessed to his crimes in front of the ATS.

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