Army Chief confirms death sentence to 12 hardcore terrorists

Army Chief confirms death sentence to 12 hardcore terrorists

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences awarded to 12 hardcore terrorists.

According to ISPR, the convicted terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, attacking Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, destruction of educational institution, telephone exchange and killing of innocent civilians.

Those, who who were awarded death sentence include Ghani Rehman, Abdul Ghazi, Zia ur Rehman, Javid Khan, Muhammad Zubair, Umar Nawaz, Sajid Khan, Haibat Khan, Ahmed Shah, Baz Muhammad, Momeen Khan, and Suleman Bahadur.

On the whole, they were involved in killing of 99 persons including 7 civilians, 92 Armed Forces, Frontier Constabulary, Police Officials and injuring 58 others.

They were also involved in attacking Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan Jails.

Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession. These convicts were tried by special military courts. Besides, six convicts have also been awarded imprisonment.