Pakistan

RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed the death sentences of 10 hardcore terrorists, according to an ISPR statement.

They were awarded death sentences by military courts for their involvement in terrorist activities, killing of innocent civilians, attacks on educational institutions, slaughtering of soldiers, attacking Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and Armed Forces of Pakistan, the statement added.

The terrorists were involved in killings of 41 personnel and injuring 33 others. Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession.

Besides them, another three convicts were awarded imprisonment for varying periods by military courts.

Samiur Rahman s/o Gul Habib & Azeem Khan s/o Shaiber Both members of a proscribed organisation were involved in attacking LEAs and armed forces of Pakistan, resulting in the death of Major Muhammad Ihsan, 9 soldiers as well as 2 police officials and injuring 13 others. They were also found in possession of fire-arms and explosives. The convicts admitted their offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

Arshad Bilal s/o Khadim Khan and Anwar Ali s/o Fazal Ghaffar The members of a proscribed organization were involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of 9 soldiers and injured 9 others. They were also involved in destruction of Government Boys Primary School, Langer, Swat. They were found in possession of fire-arms and explosives. These convicts admitted their offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

Muhammad Aleem and Fazal Aleem, both sons of Abdul Rasheed The convicts were members of a proscribed organisation. They were involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and armed forces of Pakistan which resulted in the death of 4 soldiers. They were also involved in destruction of Government Boys High School, Nangolai, Swat. The convicts admitted their offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

Rasool Muhammed s/o Ahmed Jan The member of a proscribed organization was involved in attacking LEAs and armed forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of four soldiers. The convict also abetted other terrorists in slaughtering of civilian Said Raheem as well as Assistant Sub Inspector Irshad Ali, Head Constable Sarwar Ali Khan and Head Constable Sher Ahmed. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

Sohail Ahmed s/o Usman Ali The member of a proscribed organisation was involved in killing of innocent civilians and attacking LEAs of Pakistan which resulted in the death of three civilians, Sub Inspector Mustafa Khan, a constable of police and injuries to 4 others. He was also found in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

Naimat Ullah s/o Ahmed The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan, which resulted in death of 2 soldiers and injuries to 4 others. He was also found in possession of fire-arm and explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

Rahmat Ali s/o Noor Said He was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan which resulted in the death of a soldier. He was also found in possession of fire-arms. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.