Brigadier detained over links with militants: army


Army on Tuesday announced the arrest of a brigadier accused of having contacts with a banned militant group.
Army spokesman Major General Athar Abbas confirmed that the officer had been arrested, but released no further details on which of Pakistan’s plethora of banned militant groups he was alleged to have been in contact with. “One of the brigadiers who we found having contacts with one of the defunct organisations is under detention,” Abbas told AFP.
“The investigation is on and we follow a zero tolerance policy of any such activity within the amry,” he added.