Brig Ali gets 5 years jail by military court
ISLAMABAD: Brig Ali was court-marshaled for having links with banned outfits, inciting mutiny in forces.
A military court Friday declared Brig Ali Khan guilty and sentenced him to five years’ imprisonment on charges of mutiny and links with militant organization Hizb-ul-Tahreer.
Brig Ali was arrested on May 6, 2011 from Rawalpindi. The proceeding of Court Marshal, headed by a Major General, continued in Sialkot and concluded in Rawalpindi on June 20, 2012.
During the proceedings five military officers told the court that Brig Ali incited them to revolt against the civil and military leadership of the country.
Military court also announced different terms for Major Enayat Aziz, Major Sohail Akbar and Major Jawad Baseer.
Press Reports about Brig Ali Brigadier Ali Khan planned attack on GHQ Brigadier Ali Khan, who is currently facing court martial, planned to spread mutiny against the government by attacking the army’s General Headquarters (GHQ) with the support of militant group Hizb-ul-Tahreer.
Major Suhail, defence counsel witness, in his written statement before a military court, said that Brigadier Ali had hatched a conspiracy with an air force pilot who flies F-16 aircraft, and planned to attack the GHQ during a meeting of corps commanders.
Through these covert actions they wanted to overpower the civilian and military top brass, he stated.
A report appearing on BBC Urdu webpage said that during a meeting with the members of Hizb-ul-Tahreer, the brigadier drew circles on a paper to highlight his plan, and told them that with the support of three to four hundred armed men, they could take control of the government.