RAWALPINDI – A formal inquiry headed by a serving Lt Gen has been ordered to probe the matter of controversial book ‘They Spy Chronicles’ written by former ISI chief, Asad Durrani.
According to Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations, the competent authority has also been approached to place his name on Exit Control List.
Lt Gen Asad Durrani, Retired was called at GHQ today to explain his position on recently launched book ‘Spy Chronicles’. A formal Court of Inquiry headed by a serving Lt Gen has been ordered to probe the matter in detail. Competent authority approached to place his name on ECL.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) May 28, 2018
The development comes on the heels of Gen Durrani’s appearance before the General Head Quarters in connection with the book, co-authored with the former RAW chief, A.S Dulat which contains sensational disclosures about the security discourse of South-Asia and other issues of prominence.
Durrani, also detailed in the book how his son was rescued by RAW after he was detained in Mumbai in 2015.
The book has discussed important issues between the two nations. It also sheds light on Kargil Operation, Abbottabad Operation against Osama bin Laden, the arrest of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed, Kashmiri freedom fighter Burhan Wani, surgical strikes, etc.
Durrani was asked to appear before the General Head Quarters as he was alleged to have violated military’s code of conduct in sharing his experience.
Lt Gen Asad Durrani, Retired being called in GHQ on 28th May 18. Will be asked to explain his position on views attributed to him in book ‘Spy Chronicles’. Attribution taken as violation of Military Code of Conduct applicable on all serving and retired military personnel.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) May 25, 2018