DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor says Pak Army not directly related to JIT

16 Jul, 2017 4:17 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor has said that the Pak Army is not directly related to the joint investigation team.

Addressing a press conference on Sunday, he said that the Supreme Court had formed the JIT that contained members of the ISI and the MI.

“The JIT worked hard with honesty on the orders of the Supreme Court. The case is in the SC which has to decide it,” he maintained. “The Pak Army is working for stability in the country.”

The DG ISPR said the Operation Khyber-IV has been launched in Rajgal and Shawal from today. “The PAF will also participate in the Khyber-4. The Army will get the treacherous terrain cleared.”

He said that as many as 522 terrorists had surrendered to security forces in Sindh.

The DG ISPR said that 22 terrorists were killed in Punjab. “Daesh as an organization does not exist in Pakistan, while it does exist in Afghanistan.”

He said that the operation improved conditions in Karachi and terrorists surrendered to forces. To a question, he said that the COAS was reviewing the evidences in the Kalbhushan Jhadav case.

He said that terrorism and target killing had reduced by 98 and 97 percent respectively.

Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that they would not let the CPEC project a failure.

To a question, he said that several institutions worked for the release of Raymond Davis. “The Pak Army is working for sovereignty and implementation of the constitution,” he added.

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