3 officers sentenced for espionage handed over to jail authorities: ISPR
“Three officers sentenced on 30 May 2019 for espionage have been handed over to civil jail authorities,” according to director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Twitter that the officers had been immediately arrested upon intelligence about their involvement in espionage.
He added that they remained under the military’s custody throughout their trials.
The three offiers include two senior officers of the army and a civilian charged with espionage on May 30.
According to the ISPR, the three men were named as Lieutenant General (retd) Javed Iqbal, Brigadier (retd) Raja Rizwan, and Dr Wasim Akram, an employee at a sensitive organisation.
COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa had endorsed the sentences of the three officers.