Pakistan Military spokesperson clarifies media reports about captured IAF Pilot

RAWALPINDI – Pakistan’s military spokesman on Wednesday evening confirmed that there is only one Indian pilot in the army’s custody after his plane was shot down by Pakistani fighter jets for violating its airspace.

Wing Commander Abhi Nandan of Indian air force (IAF) is being treated as per norms of military ethics, said Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) director general Major General Asif Ghafoor in a tweet (along with a picture of the captured pilot). View image on Twitter link [image: View image on Twitter] link

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There is only one pilot under Pakistan Army’s custody. Wing Comd Abhi Nandan is being treated as per norms of military ethics. 26.2K link 5:49 PM - Feb 27, 2019 link

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Hours after his arrest, a video of the Indian pilot was released by Pakistan army. Having a cup of tea in his hand, the safe and sound Abhi Andan thanked Pakistan Army for their professional and moral behavior and military norms.

In the video, released after Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor concluded his press conference, the arrested Indian pilot said that ‘Pakistan Army has looked after me very well.’ ‘They are all thorough gentlemen,’ he continued.

The captured Indian pilot went on to say that “I would not change my statement if I go back to my country.”