Army chief Bajwa confirms life sentence for serving major

Army chief Bajwa confirms life sentence for serving major

Rawalpindi (Agencies): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday confirmed the sentence for a serving major over misusing his authority, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release.


The officer was tried by a Field General Court Martial, which found him guilty of misusing his authority.

"Pakistan Army, alive to its institutional accountability system has dismissed the officer from service and sent him to jail for life," the the military's media wing statement added.

However,  the ISPR did not reveal the name of the officer.