Rawalpindi GHQ – Army Brigadier Ali Khan arrested due to link with Hizb-ul-Tehrir

Category: Army

RAWALPINDI (June 21, 2011) : A senior Pakistan Army official has been arrested due to his links with a banned outfit, DG ISPR confirmed to Geo News.
According DG ISPR, Major-General Athar Abbas, Brigadier Ali Khan who was on a routine GHQ posting is being probed and any further information would hamper the probe.
He added that the Army had a strict system of internal security and no one was allowed to violate Army discipline. No further details were provided about the Brigadier.
According to sources, the detained brigadier was in contact with the Hizb-ul-Tehrir.
Hizb-ul-Tehrir was banned during the tenure of President Musharraf in 2004. It is active in Britain and other western countries.

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