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COAS confirms death sentences of 12 terrorists

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday confirmed the death sentences awarded to 12 hardcore terrorists.

These terrorists were involved in heinous offences, including the killing of innocent civilians, attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan. These terrorists also include those who planned and executed the attack on Markazi Imam Bargah Parachinar. On the whole, they were involved in the killing of 34 persons, including 26 civilians, 8 Armed Forces/Frontier Constabulary personnel and injuring 133 others

Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession. These convicts were tried by special military courts. Besides, 6 other convicts have been awarded imprisonment. Civilian Ehsan Ullah son of Kifayat Ullah was also tried by a special military court, however, he was found not guilty and has been acquitted accordingly.

Ashiq Khan S/O Saad Ullah Khan, Rasheed S/O Momeen Khan, Meraj S/O Sheen Gul and Muhammad Rasool S/O Naikmat Khan. These convicts were members of a proscribed organisation. They abetted the attack on Markazi Imam Bargah Parachinar, which resulted in the death of 22 civilians and injuries to 130 others. These convicts admitted their offences before the magistrate and the trial court. They were awarded death sentences.

Jannat Karim S/O Gul Karim, Abu Bakar S/O Haider Khan and Anwar Khan S/O Abdul Janan. All the convicts were members of proscribed a organisation. They were involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies, which resulted in the death of 5 police officials and 3 civilians. They were also found in possession of explosives. These convicts admitted their offences before the magistrate and the trial court. They were awarded death sentences.

Ghulam Habib S/O Sher Bahadar and Abdul Ghafoor S/O Muhammad Jan. Both convicts were members of a proscribed organisation. They were involved in attacking civilians as well as Armed Forces of Pakistan by planting/exploding the improvised explosive devices, which resulted in the death of Naib Subedar Muhammad Arif, Sepoy Shoukat Ali and causing injuries to 2 civilians and a soldier. The convicts confessed their offences before the magistrate and the trial court. They were awarded death sentences.

Rawaz Khan S/O Zameen Khan and Mubarik Zeb S/O Abdul Latif. Both convicts were members of a proscribed organisation. They were involved in the killing of civilian Malik Haji Muhammad, a member of Aman Committee. A firearm was also found in possession of Rawaz Khan S/O Zameen Khan. These convicts confessed their offences before the magistrate and the trial court. They were awarded death sentences.

Ayub Khan S/O Haji Muhammad. The convict was a member of a proscribed organisation. He abetted in causing the death of a soldier. The convict confessed his offence before the magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded a death sentence.



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