Chief of Army Staff confirms death sentences of four hardcore terrorists

Rawalpindi, September 08, 2017 (PPI-OT):Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences of another 4 hardcore terrorist awarded by military courts. The convicts were involved in offences of terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking Law Enforcement Agencies / Armed Forces of Pakistan. On the whole, they were involved in killing of 16 persons and injuring 8 others. Arms were also recovered from their possession. 23 convicts have also been awarded imprison of various duration by the military courts.

Details of terrorists awarded death penalty are as under:-

1. Riaz Ahmed S/O Ghularam Khan. The convict was a member of proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of 8 officials of Police/Frontier Constabulary and injuries to 5 police officials. He was also involved in destruction of Government Middle School, Aligrama. He was found in possession of fire-arm. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

2. Hafeez ur Rehman S/O Habib ur Rehman. The convict was a member of proscribed organization. He was involved in killing of 3 innocent civilians. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

3. Muhammad Saleem S/O Muslim Khan. The convict was a member of proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies/Armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of 4 soldiers and injuries to another soldier. He was found in possession of fire-arm. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

4. Kifayat Ullah S/O Dilresh. The convict was a member of proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of a soldier and injuries to 2 other soldiers. He was found in possession of fire-arm. The convict has admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

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