Two senior army officers and a civilian, charged with espionage on May 30, have been handed over to civilian jail authorities, according to director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). "Three officers sentenced on 30 May 2019 have been handed over to civil jail authorities," DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Twitter.
He said the officers had been immediately arrested upon intelligence about their involvement in espionage. They remained under the military's custody throughout their trials, the DG ISPR added. Lieutenant general was sentenced to prison, brigadier and civilian to death for espionage.