RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Thursday confirmed death sentences awarded to another seven hardcore terrorists, who were involved in committing heinous offences related to terrorism including killing of innocent civilians, police officials and Armed Forces personnel.
According to an Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) statement, the terrorists were also involved in sectarian killings. Firearms and explosives were also recovered from their possession.
These convicts were tried by military courts, ISPR statement said.
Detail of each case
Muhammad Qasim Tori S/O Muhammad Farooq, Abid Ali S/O Muhammad Ramzan and Muhammad Danish S/O Noor Bux
These three convicts were active members of different proscribed organisations. They were involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies which resulted in the death of Inspector Ali Asghar Dahri, Head Constable Raja Tariq and injuries to two other police officials.
They were also in possession of firearms and explosives. All three of them were awarded death sentence.
Syed Jehangir Haider S/O Syed Karam Haider and Zeeshan S/O Mureed Abbas
They were involved in sectarian killings and attacking Law Enforcement Agency.
They were also in possession of firearms and explosives. The convicts admitted their offences before the trial court. Both convicts were awarded death sentence.
Mutabar Khan S/O Parvanat Khan and Rehman Ud Din S/O Moamber
These two convicts were active members of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. They were involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan, Law Enforcement Agencies and killing a member of peace committee.
They were also in possession of firearms and explosives. The convicts admitted their offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. They were awarded death sentence.