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COAS confirms death sentences awarded to seven terrorists

COAS confirms death sentences awarded to seven terrorists
February 10, 2018

PESHAWAR: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences awarded to another seven hardcore terrorists who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism including killing of innocent civilians, attacking law enforcement agencies and armed forces of Pakistan.

According to the ISPR, on the whole, they were involved in killing of 85 persons and injuring 109 others. Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession. These convicts were tried by military courts. Besides, five convicts were awarded imprisonment of various durations.

Details of each case is as follows.

Atlas Khan, s/o Mada Mir Jan, and Muhammad Yousaf Khan, s/o Mir Azam Khan: Both the convicts were members of proscribed organisation. They were involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan. These convicts admitted their offences before the magistrate and the trial court. Both convicts were awarded death sentences.

Farhan, s/o Seen Gul: The convict was a member of proscribed organisation. He was involved in killing of innocent civilians attacking law enforcement agencies and armed forces of Pakistan which resulted in martyrdom of Assistant Sub Inspector Jan Daraz Khan along with two police officials Subedar Muhammad Irfan, Naib Subedar Abudullah as well as 12 other soldiers and injuries to 18 other soldiers of armed forces, Frontier Constabulary. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

Khalay Gul, s/o Niaz Min Gul, and Nazar Moon s/o Akimoon: Both the convicts were members of proscribed organisation. They were involved in attacking law enforcement agencies of Pakistan. These convicts admitted their offences before the magistrate and the trial court. Both convicts were awarded death sentences.

Nek Maeel Khan s/o Amal Khan: The convict was a member of proscribed organisation. He was involved in attacking law enforcement agencies of Pakistan. He was also found in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

Akbar Ali s/o Bakhtiar: The convict was a member of proscribed organisation. He was involved in killing of civilians Shahi Rahman and Badiur Rahman, both members of village defence committee Swat. He was also found in possession of firearms. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

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