Army Chief endorses punishment to 2 Army, one civilian officers on charges of espionage


Rawalpindi:    Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has endorsed punishment to two army and one civil officers on the charges of espionage/leakage of sensitive information to foreign agencies prejudice to the national security.

According to ISPR, the officers were tried under Pakistan Army Act and Official Secret Act by separate Field General Court Marshal for separate cases. Retired Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal has been awarded 14 years rigorous imprisonment while retired Brigadier Raja Rizwan and Dr. Wasim Akram have been awarded death sentences.