Two Indian officials working with Indian High Commission in Pakistan’s Islamabad have gone missing since the past two hours on Monday, reported news agency ANI.
Following the incident, the Indian government has sought a report from the Pakistani authorities and have asked them to “investigate these incidents urgently and instruct the relevant agencies to ensure that similar incidents do not recur”.
According to the media reports, the two officials staffers were CISF drivers and they didn’t reach their destination after leaving for duty in the same vehicle around 8 am on Monday.
Indian officials working in Pakistan have complained several times that they are being harassed by the local authorities. Last week after India’s Charge d’affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia’s vehicle was chased by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) member. A bike-borne man was seen following Ahluwalia’s car.
In March, the Indian High Commission in Pakistan sent a strong protest note to the foreign ministry in Islamabad protesting against the continuing harassment of its officers and staff by Pakistani agencies.
According to the note, India cited 13 instances of harassment in the month of March itself and asked Pakistan to stop such incidents and investigate the matter.