Two Pakistan Army Officers awarded rigorous imprisonment for sedition & espionage: ISPR

Pakistan ArmyTwo Pakistan Army Officers awarded rigorous imprisonment for sedition & espionage: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that two retired Officers of Pakistan Army have been awarded rigorous imprisonment for inciting sedition among army personnel and espionage activities.

In a statement on Saturday, the ISPR said that Major (retd) Adil Farooq Raja and Captain (retd) Haider Raza Mehdi, both retired officers of Pakistan Army, were convicted and sentenced through Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under Pakistan Army Act, 1952 for the charges of inciting sedition among army personnel from discharge of duties and violation of the provisions of Official Secrets Act, 1923 related to espionage and acts prejudicial to the safety and interest of the State.

   

The court of competent jurisdiction convicted and adjudged both the individuals on October 7 and 9, 2023 through due judicial process with the punishments awarded as:-

Major (retd) Adil Farooq Raja; awarded 14 years rigorous imprisonment.

Captain (retd) Haider Raza Mehdi; awarded 12 years rigorous imprisonment.

The ISPR said that pursuant to the awarded sentence, the ranks of both officers have been forfeited on November 21, 2023.

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