Brig. Ali Khan, a senior Pakistani officer accused of plotting with a shadowy militant organisation to take over the military. — File photo

RAWALPINDI: Brigadier Ali Khan’s lawyer Inamul Rahiem said that he sent a letter to Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, in which he requested to kept his client in an A class prison and asked to provide him with details of his case proceedings, DawnNews reported.

Brigadier Ali was earlier arrested for his alleged involvement in Army General Headquarters (GHQ) attack.

He said that his client has a cardiac issue and has been kept in C-class prison since August 3, 2012.

Moreover, he said that according to the Army Act 283, 284, brigadiers are kept in an A-class cell and his client should be allotted the same.

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August 24, 2012 12:23 pm
This guy MAY NOT be a traitor. What is the definition of a traitor: Blindly follow the MILITARY RULERS, BOW DOWN AND SAY YES, FOLLOW THE TRADITIONS OF THE BRITISH AND AMERICAN MASTERS. He may have stood against the MILITARY PHARAOHS of our time! The price he is paying is the price all such brave people have paid in the past. Nothing new. To change this DEAD nation, we NEED SCORES MORE like him.
August 24, 2012 12:49 pm
Its a big game no one know what happens next?anything possible in Pakistan.
August 24, 2012 11:23 am
So sad, he is also the victim of illiterate mullahs.
August 24, 2012 11:10 am
commit treason against the state, yet he wants an A class prison from the same state. Am I the only one to see the irony?
August 24, 2012 11:09 am
He should be given a room in the presedent house like the x prime mister and rename it as safe house for Traitors
August 24, 2012 11:58 am
No convicted yet. There no such thing as "guilty until proven innocent" but it is "innocent until proven guilty"
Abdul Qayum Khan
August 24, 2012 12:01 pm
With this jail sentence, he loses his rank and as such he is no more a brigadier. There is no question for giving him A Class in the prison,
Mushtaq Ahmad
August 24, 2012 11:32 am
Pakistan Army Officers are above the Law -It is sin to keep them in jail let alone C- Class
August 24, 2012 2:50 pm
perceptions, perceptions, perceptions, you confuse the issue through all this without research, without logic, your comments are soo confusing and lack any homework at all
August 24, 2012 2:48 pm
You seem to miss about Railway scandal. Major Ayub was punished by Army within days, who punished railway employees? ever forgetful you are. So many more examples
August 24, 2012 2:17 pm
Good one...Agree
August 24, 2012 1:32 pm
No matter how great the cause is, there is nothing that can justify supporting People who blow up innocent people and chop of peoples heads and kill children in mosques. Which Islam teaches that?.
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