India expels two officials of Pakistani high commission in Delhi

Two officials of the Pakistani High Commission in Delhi were expelled by India, after being accused of espionage by Indian Ministry of Ext­ernal Affairs (MEA). Abid Hussain Abid, 42, an assistant in the Pakistani mission, and Mohammad Tahir Khan, 44, a clerk, were accused of  obtaining documents about the Indian security establishment from a local person. Pakistan as was quick to reject the claims as “false and unsubstantiated”.

Hussain Abid and Tahir Khan were both asked to leave the country within 24 hours. The Foreign Office, condemned the Indian action and claimed it was part of a continuing anti-Pakistan propaganda.

Source: Dawn