NEW DELHI: Shortly after a video of the captured Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman getting beaten up by the mob went viral, a new video surfaced in Internet showing Abhinandan is safe in the custody of Pakistan forces.
Pakistani journalist Azhar Abbas of Geo News shared the new video where Abhi is seen interacting with the Major of Pakistani Army.
“I would not change my statement even if I go back to my country also. The Pakistani Army are thorough Gentlemen, starting from the captain who rescued me from the mob to the soldiers” says Abhi infront of the
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“This what I expect from my Army. I am very much impressed by the Pakistani Army.” sips the tea Abhinandan is holding.
in an alleged video doing the rounds on the social media, the pilot, who was flying a MiG-21 Bison, is seen thrashed by Pakistani mob, bleeding from his forehead, his eyes covered by a cloth.
When Wing Commander Abhinandan's IAF MiG 21 jet was shot down by the PAF and he was found alive, locals in AJK were understandably incensed by his presence – Pakistani soldiers stepped to protect him and in the end one of them can be heard saying 'Bus karo, dua parho' pic.twitter.com/jO14uIThY2
— omar r quraishi (@omar_quraishi) February 27, 2019
Abhinandan, a member of the Surya Kiran Acrobatic Team ( SKAT), which means he’s a skilled pilot.