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Gen Bajwa signs death warrants of 14 ‘hardcore terrorists’

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has signed death warrants of “14 hardcore terrorist”, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Friday.

“The terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, i.e. attacking armed forces/ law enforcement agencies, killing of innocent civilians and destruction of educational institutions, Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Hotel Malam Jabba, Swat,” the military’s media wing claimed.

Besides, they were involved in the killing of 22 persons — three civilians and 19 officials of the army, paramilitary forces and police.

All of the convicts were said to be members of proscribed organisations who were found in possession of arms and explosives as well, as per the statement. They were tried by special military courts. Besides death sentences, eight convicts were awarded imprisonment.

Rehman Ali S/O Hassan Ghani, Rehmat Ali S/O Sher Malik, Saifur Rehman S/O Akbar Aman and Fazal Mabood S/O Fazal Rabi: They were involved in the destruction of an educational institution and attacking armed forces, which resulted in the death of Naib Subedar Muhammad Hanif along with seven soldiers, a civilian and injuries to 12 others. These convicts confessed their offences before a magistrate and a trial court. They were awarded death sentence.

Irshad Ahmed S/O Mumtaz: Irshad was involved in an attack on LEAs, which resulted in the death of Sepoy Raza Khan. He was also involved in the destruction of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Hotel Malam Jabba, Swat. The convict confessed his offences before a magistrate and a trial court. He was awarded a death sentence.

Afreen S/O Naseem: He was involved in attacking armed forces, which resulted in the death of five soldiers and injuries of seven others. He was awarded a death sentence.

Ahmad Hussain S/O Qari Muhammad Zarif: Ahmad was involved in an attack on LEAs, which resulted in the death of Naib Subedar Hussain Faraz along with four officials and injuries to five others. He was also awarded a death sentence.

Bacha Rehman S/O Masoom Jan: He was involved in an attack on the armed forces, which resulted in the death of Havildar Muhammad Ilyas along with four soldiers and injuries to six others. After his confession, he was awarded a death sentence.

Muhammad Majeed Khan S/O Sanoubar: Majeed was involved in an attack on innocent civilians and armed forces, which resulted in the death of Sepoy Asif Mehmood and injuries to an officer along with two soldiers. He was also involved in the destruction of Government Primary School Zangi, Swat and Pakistan Telecommunication Limited Exchange Tower. He was awarded a death sentence.

Muhammad Aqil S/O Nawab Ali:

Aqil was involved in attacking LEAs, which resulted in the death of Assistant Sub Inspector Noor Zaman along with four officials and injuries to five others. The convict confessed his offences before a magistrate and a trial court. He was awarded a death sentence.

Saif Ullah S/O Muhammad Rafique: Saifullah was involved in the destruction of Government Primary School Langar (Swat) and attack on armed forces, which resulted in the death of Naik Ghulam Hassan, Sepoy Shoukat Ali and injuries to two others. He was awarded a death sentence.

Muhammad Sher Ali Khan S/O Sher Afzal Khan: He was involved in an attack on the LEAs, which resulted in a death of Sepoy Raza Khan. He was awarded a death sentence.

Muhammad Tariq S/O Ghulam Badshah: Tariq was involved in an attack on armed forces, which resulted in the death of Naik Muhammad Suleman and injuries to another soldier. He was awarded a death sentence.

Ali Rehman S/O Fazal Wahid: Rehman was involved in an attack on armed forces, which resulted in the death of Sepoy Shoukat Ali and injuries to another soldier. The convict confessed his offences before a magistrate, and was awarded death sentence.



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