RAWALPINDI: A Field General Court Martial (FGCM) where Brigadier (retd) Ali Brig Ali was being tried has dropped one of two charges against him. The dropped charges were that he had planned to carry out an air raid on General Headquarters using F-16s.
Counsel for Brig Ali, Advocate Colonel (retd) Inamur Raheem informed the Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court that the hearing had taken place yesterday (Monday), and added that the other charge of alleged links with Hizbut Tahrir had still not been taken back.
Raheem also revealed that the FGCM has summoned the Judge Advocate General (JAG) branch on March 27.
FGCM also directed military authorities to shift him back to Rawalpindi from Sialkot.
Raheem said that Brig Ali’s retirement orders were held in abeyance by the military authorities.
Brig Ali had moved a petition before the Lahore High Court (LHC), stating that the court martial proceedings against him be declared illegal because he was a retired army official.
He had also said he was being maligned after he had asked military officials to fix responsibility for the May 2 American incursion in Abbottabad and keep a check on perks enjoyed by certain officers.
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Who is he? No one knows.
i think his motive is the best motive to support PAkistan...and that is the orignal motive of PAk army..not that to "support brother killing by supplying NATO trucks"
@Pakistan politics: That's hilarious of you to say. You make quite a few comments pointing fingers at people and accusing them of things as if it were proven fact.
Can there be any hope for this benighted country? How can you defend someone as a hero when he's tried to change a political system by force. At best you can say let's hold our comments until the trial is complete. And I'm prepared to do that but to call this man a hero is beyond ridiculous.
@Imran: why in this world we will not support a person who is more sincere than the agents of the west who are always ready to bow in front of their masters. At least Brig. Khan is one of the few brave people who questioned their submission to the west. I sincerely think, it is not Brig. Khan who deserves a court marshall instead the traitors like Zardari, Gilani, Kayani, Busharraf and their henchmen are the ones who deserve to be uprooted. We, the people of Pakistan, are now fed up of these agent rulers. We want Islam as a way of life, we want Islam back as the rule of the land, we want resumption of the Islamic state.
God bless the brigadier. If pak army has people like him, Pakistan has a future
Hhaha all people supporting him like he is some sort of angel.
Everyone should get a free trial. We can’t support Mumtaz Qadri style justice even if done by the agencies.
Someone amongst the military top brass needs to be held accountable for Brig Ali's continuous detention and his deterioting health. Immediate removal of him from solitary confinement should be guaranteed. Moreover peaceful groups like Hizb ut tahrir should be allowed to work in pakistan, if they can convince the masses of their ideoligical syperiority why not. Why ban an idea? Rather the ISI should focus on contering the threat from indian and american agents and colloboraters. The policy of not promoting anti american officers should come to an end.
This is nothing but an ongoing policy of purge by the secular leadership in the Military to remove Islamic minded officers. In this case against Brig Ali - the most senior officer at the time of his arrest. His only crime was to demand accountability over Abbottabad fiasco and questioning the 'Do More' policy. Hizb ut Tahrir is a well known peaceful political party and allegations are trumped up.
Finally some justice done to an honourable officer!
This is beyond rubbish. My first and only impression about this 'GHQ attack' story was that it is HUGE nonsense. How can anyone be so stupid and how can anyone even think of it, practicalities aside? Justice demands that this guy should be released honorably with all benefits and prosecutors be put on trial.
My pray is with you sir.
He should be released immediately
contemplating Brig.Ali's case, rather frustration seems to be exist in Pak Army,regarding the foreign policy of Pakistan.
If Brig was planning to attack GHQ he was actually trying to broke out a civil war within Pakistan, but we can't accuse him until he is proven guilty
We need officers like brig Ali
all charges against him are rubbish...
Pack of lies against this honourable man whose only crime was to bring to task the military leadership of Kiyani and Pasha who colludING with US on drones, abbotabad etc etc
I fear he will ever get a fair trial
Brig Ali, may you get out of this mess with honor and prestige. Godspeed!