A army courtroom has convicted the son of a retired main normal of the Pakistan Military to a 5 yr jail time period for attempting to incite anarchy within the military. He wrote a letter questioning the extension given to Chief of Military Employees (COAS) Basic Qamar Javed Bajwa and demanded his resignation, reported BBC Urdu.
BBC stories that Hassan Askari, son of Maj Gen (R) Zafar Mehdi Askari, a pc engineer by career, was convicted below Part 131 of Pakistan Penal Code for criticising Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s extension in a letter to him. The conviction was served by the Discipline Basic Court docket Martial in Gujranwala Cantt.
Askari was defended by a army officer deputed by the army courtroom. The trial was performed in July and he was shifted to the high-security jail in Sahiwal.
Part 131 of the Pakistan Penal Code covers inciting military officers to treason. The First Investigation Report (FIR) expenses Askari of criticising the military’s prime command and senior officers to unfold anarchy within the military on the behest of exterior enemies, stories BBC.