Published on Jan 14, 2022 06:38 PM IST
MI5 has warned UK lawmakers saying female Chinese national has been working to interfere in the political process. The woman, connected to the Chinese Communist Party, has sought to improperly influence UK MPs. UK spy agency stated that the suspected Chinese agent ‘knowingly engaged in political interference activities’. The spy agency’s ‘interference alert’ has been circulated to British parliamentarians. Interior minister Priti Patel said that it is ‘deeply concerning that an individual working on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party targeted lawmakers.