May 9 tragedy: Lt General among 3 Pakistan Army Officers sacked: ISPR

Pakistan ArmyMay 9 tragedy: Lt General among 3 Pakistan Army Officers sacked: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Ahmad Sharif Chaudhry has said that the military has completed the process of self-accountability and two departmental inquiries, headed by the Officers of Major General Rank, were initiated to probe into the violent incidents that took place in different Garrisons on May 9.

While addressing a Press Briefing in Rawalpindi on Monday, the DG ISPR told keeping in view the recommendations of that detailed and deliberated inquiry, it was decided to take stern action against those who failed to protect the security and sanctity of General Headquarters (GHQ), different Garrisons, Jinnah House and the military installations.

The DG ISPR told that three top level officers of Pakistan Army including a Lieutenant General have been dismissed from the services while a strict action has also been taken against 15 officers including three Major Generals and Seven Brigadiers following the May 9 incident.

Major General Ahmad Sharif Chaudhry said that the process of self-accountability is completed without any discrimination in Pakistan Army.

The director general ISPR said that a niece of a Four Star General, a Son-in-law of a Four Star General, wife of a Three Star General and wife of Four Star General and its Son-in-law are undergoing through the self-accountability process of Pakistan Army.

The DG ISPR said that the standing Military Courts, already established under the Army Act are functional and so far trial of 102 miscreants are underway.

Furthermore, he categorically said that neither May 9 tragedy can be forgotten in the history of Pakistan nor its perpetrators, facilitators and abettors can be pardoned. He said that those involved in this tragedy, irrespective of their affiliation with any institution, political party or group will be punished according to the law and the constitution.

The DG ISPR said that Pakistan Army is in unison in the decision making and that armed forces of Pakistan and military leadership is cognizant of the elements, facilitators, plotter associated with the May 9 tragedy and also of their hidden agenda.

Major General Ahmad Sharif Chaudhry said that those who would create hurdles in taking the process of accountability to its logical end would be dealt with iron hands with the support of Pakistani nation.

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