JAMMU : The security agencies have sounded alert as Pakistan’s Intelligence Operatives (PIO) are calling students and sending messages on WhatsApp numbers asking them to join groups by sharing OTPs.
Reliable sources said that the students of various schools in Jammu are receiving calls or WhatsApp messages from Pakistani Intelligence Operatives (PIO) from these numbers 8617321715 and 9622262167.
Sources said that the individuals (callers) are posing as school teachers and asking information and sending OTPs to join the groups.
“These suspected PIOs are calling and sending messages by initially giving reference of someone known and then asking the students to join other groups (allegedly new class groups) by sharing OTP,” sources added.
On calls, sources revealed that they (PIOs) are also asking about the details of father’s job, school routine and timings alongwith other questions pertaining to uniforms and teachers name.
“School and colleges have been requested to sensitise teachers and students and if required dissolve all groups make new ones,” they said adding that the messages can come from other numbers also with changed modes operandi.
“The message has been given by the respective Principals to parents to exercise caution amongst them,” they said. (Agencies)