May 22

PNS Mehran attack: Three Navy officers convicted

Karachi: Pakistan Army after concluding the court martial proceedings of PNS Mehran Base attack convicted three Navy officers for their alleged carelessness regarding the security measurements, sources said on Monday.PNS Mehran

The sources said that that the details of the conviction were not given but it was informed that the seniority of the three officers was stopped.

“Those convicted includes Captain Afzal, Lft Commander Abrar (Commanding Officer PNS Mehran Base), Commodore Raja Tahir (Base Commander),” they added.

The sources further said that it was for the first time in the history of Pakistan army that three serving officers were convicted.

It is to be mentioned here that militants attacked PNS Mehran Base on 22 May and damaged installations of Pakistan Air Force including two P-3C Orion planes.