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Army chief confirms death sentences of 13 terrorists, including Nanga Parbat attacker

Army chief confirms death sentences of 13 terrorists, including Nanga Parbat attacker

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the death-row prisoners were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including killing of 10 foreign tourists at Nanga Parbat.

Daish to be included in banned organisations’ list, AG tells SC

Making his argument before a 17-member full bench of the Supreme Court (SC), headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk, hearing petitions against 18th and 21st Constitutional Amendments, Pakistan’s Attorney General (AG) Salman Aslam Butt on Thursday said that terrorist organisation Daish’s name will be included in the list of banned organisations.

SC renders military courts ‘needless’

Hearing petitions against the 18th and 21st constitutional amendments on Tuesday, a 17-member full court bench of the Supreme Court (SC), headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk, observed that the federal government could invoke treason charges under Article 6 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) relating to terrorism against the State instead of trying terror suspects in military courts.

Army judges get to call curtain on trials

While the military court judges have been given discretionary powers over privacy of case proceedings, the Supreme Court (SC) has invoked the chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) for constituting a larger bench to hear petitions filed against establishment of military courts and the 21st Constitutional Amendment.

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