COAS confirms death sentences of 14 terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed death sentences awarded to 14 hardcore terrorists, a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. The terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including attacking the Armed Forces/Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, destruction of communication infrastructure, police station, educational institution and killing of innocent civilians. Their terrorist activities resulted in deaths of 16 persons, 13 Armed Forces along with three civilians and injuring 19 others, the ISPR said. The convicts were tried by special military courts with 20 convicts being awarded imprisonment, the statement added. Details of terrorists are as under: Mohi Ud Din S/O Salah Ud Din and Gul Zameen S/O Shah Kameen Khan: The convicts were members of a proscribed organisation. They were involved in attacking Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of a civilian, three soldiers and injuring five other soldiers. They were also found in possession of explosives. The convicts admitted their offences before the Judicial Magistrate and also while making a statement at their respective trials. They were awarded death sentence. Fazal Hadi S/O Bakht Rawan: The convict was a member of a proscribed organisation. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of three soldiers. He was also involved in the destruction of Hazara/ Gulibagh Bridge and police station as well as the kidnapping of two civilians for ransom. The convict confessed his offences before the Judicial Magistrate and during his statement at the trial. He was awarded death sentence. Muhammad Wahab S/O Hazrat Buland, Gul Muhammad S/O Ghulam Sardar, Bashir Ahmed S/O Nadir Khan and Afreen Khan S/O Masam Khan: All convicts were members of a proscribed organisation. They were involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of Subedar Awal Khan, Naik Azmat Ullah and injuries to another soldier. They were also found in possession of firearms and explosives. These convicts confessed their offences before the Judicial Magistrate and also while making a statement at their respective trials. They were awarded death sentences. Barkat Ali S/O Bakht Hazir, Muhammad Islam S/O Muhammad Zada, Rooh Ul Amin S/O Zarin and Shtamand S/O Baishmand: All the convicts were members of a proscribed organisation. They were involved in killing of innocent civilians and attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in death of civilians Muhammad Umar, Mukhtiar Ahmad, Havildar Allah Dita and Sepoy Bacha Hussain and injuries to two civilians. They were involved in the destruction of Government Girls educational institutions in Swat. They were also found in possession of firearms and explosives. The convicts admitted their offences before the Judicial Magistrate and also while making a statement at their respective trials. They were awarded death sentences. Bacha Wazir S/O Bakhat Nazir: The convict was a member of a proscribed organisation. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of Naik Ghulam Hassan and injuries to another soldier. He was found in possession of firearms and explosives. The convict confessed his offences before the Judicial Magistrate and during his statement at the trial. He was awarded death sentence. Mohammad S/O Abdul Shakoor: The convict was a member of a proscribed organisation. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of Sepoy Sajid Khan and injuries to five other soldiers. He was also found in possession firearms and explosives. The convict confessed his offences before the Judicial Magistrate and during his statement at the trial. He was awarded death sentence. Muhammad Ismail S/O Ibrahim: The convict was a member of a proscribed organisation. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of a soldier and injuries to two other soldiers. He was found in possession of firearms. The convict confessed his offences before the Judicial Magistrate and during his statement at the trial. He was awarded death sentence.
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