Pakistan will soon release captured soldier, assures Army Chief

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday confirmed that Pakistan military authorities have committed to the release Indian soldier Chandu Chavan, who inadvertently strayed across the border on September 30 last year.

"Pak has given assurance that he is with them. There are procedures in soldier repatriations and it will be followed," Gen Rawat said at his first conference after taking over as Army Chief (News24Bureau)