‘There’s no evidence of planned internal rebellion in army on May 9’, says New York Times

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The US newspaper has quoted senior security officials associated with the Pakistan Army as claiming that there is no evidence that an internal rebellion was planned in the army on May 9.

Journalist Salman Masood, who also reports for the New York Times from Pakistan, wrote in a message on Twitter, “According to top security officials, no evidence indicates any internal rebellion (in the military) on the day of May 9.”

“Carrying out the mutiny requires coordination between the alleged perpetrators and those inside the GHQ, which was not found,” he wrote. Sacked officers were held accountable for their negligence and failure to protect military installations.”

In a report for the New York Times, Salman Masood further wrote that the three officers who have been dismissed include former Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Salman Fayyaz Ghani.

Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry said in a press conference on Monday that three officers, including a Lieutenant General, have been dismissed after an inquiry into the May 9 tragedy. it’s happening.

Dg ISPR said the sentences of the senior commanders were decided after an internal inquiry.

Salman Masood claimed in his report in the New York Times that according to security officials, the officers who were dismissed included Lahore’s Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Salman Fayyaz Ghani, whose official residence was vandalized during the protest.

Security officials said General Ghani, one of the army’s top leaders, was instructed to secure the residence after the protests began, but he ordered guards to retreat, allowing thousands of protesters to enter.

Security officials said the corps commander’s assessment that the protesters would remain peaceful was wrong. The protesters torched his official residence, and he had to flee with his family.