Pakistan Army sacks 12 senior officers over corruption charges

Pakistan Army
Pakistan Army

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army has sacked 12 senior officers over debasement accusations, in what is being hailed as a strong move by the military days after Army Chief General Raheel Sharif called for removing defilement and in all cases responsibility.

As indicated by sources in the military, the senior officers were sacked after a long-running inside request being directed inside the Army for over a year.

The sacked officers incorporate one lieutenant-general, one noteworthy general, five brigadiers, one colonel, three lieutenant-colonels and an officer of the rank of major. The officers served in the Frontier Corps (FC) in Balochistan.

The top names in the rundown incorporate previous Inspector-General Frontier Corps (IG FC) Balochistan Lieutenant-General Obaidullah Khattak, and Major-General Ijaz Shahid.

Other senior names in the rundown of sacked officers incorporate Brigadier Asad Shahzada, Brigadier Rasheed, Brigadier Amir, Brigadier Saifullah, Colonel Haider, and Major Najeeb.

As indicated by sources, the senior officers have been stripped of their positions, and livens and benefits they were qualified for. The officers will just proceed get their annuities and medicinal offices.

There has been no official declaration so far from the military in such manner.

The exceptional move comes days after General Raheel Sharif said that the progressing war against terrorism and radicalism can’t bring persisting peace and steadiness until the threat of debasement is evacuated from the nation.

No matter how you look at it responsibility is essential for the solidarity, trustworthiness and success of
Pakistan, said the Army boss on Tuesday, talking amid a visit to the Signal Regimental Center in Kohat.

The “continuous war against terrorism and radicalism being battled with the support of whole country can’t bring persevering peace and dependability unless the threat of defilement is not evacuated. Along these lines, no matter how you look at it responsibility is essential for the solidarity, honesty and flourishing of Pakistan.

“Pakistan Armed Forces will completely bolster each significant exertion in that course, which would guarantee a superior future for our next eras,” he had said.


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