Who is Lt. Gen Javed Iqbal?
Who is Lt. Gen Javed Iqbal
The Pakistan army on Wednesday said it has sentenced a general to life imprisonment for spying.
A brigadiar and a civial, employed by an army organization, were given death punishment.
The Inter-services Public Relations (ISPR) said Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has endorsed the punishments handed down to the convicts by a military court.
Here is the full statement issued by the army’s media wing:
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) endorsed punishment to two Army and one civil officer on the charges of espionage/ leakage of sensitive information to foreign agencies prejudice to the national security. The officers were tried under Pakistan Army Act (PAA) and Official Secret Act by separate Field General Court Marshal (FGCM) for separate cases. Punishment awarded include:-
- Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal (Retired) – Awarded 14 years rigorous imprisonment.
- Brigadier Raja Rizwan (Retired) – Awarded Death Sentence.
- Doctor Wasim Akram (Employed at Sensitive Organization) – Awarded Death Sentence.
Who is Lt. Gen Javed Iqbal? Here is all what you want to know about the convicted officer
Gen Javed Iqbal Awan, former Corps Commander of Bahawalpur based HQ 31 corp
Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal Awan is from Chakwal and son of a Major and his elder brother retired as a colonel.|Gen Javed Iqbal Awan started his education from Military College Sarai Alamgir Jhelum where he was a average to just pass class student.
He joined Pakistan Army and passed out with merit and joined 9 Battalion of Frontier Force Regiment.
He always held highest andn top most appointments due to his outstanding networking and links and remained as instructor In Pakistan Military Academy, Command n Staff College and then remained as 111 brigade commander as a Brigadier.
As a Major General ,He commanded infantry division at Bahawalpur, Infantry division at Jhelum and then remained as Director General Military Operations at GHQ.
As Lieutenant General he remained as Adjutant General Pakistan Army n then commanded corps at Bhawalpur. At the same time he remained as colonel Commandant of Frontier Force Regiment which is also an Honour.
Lt. GENERAL JAVID IQBAL AWAN recently got retired from Pakistan Army in May 2015.He was settled in Rawalpindi and got arrested