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‘Death sentences over corruption may cut country’s population by half’

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said that death sentences over corruption may cut country's population by half, ARY News reported on Sunday. “NAB does not do legislation to punishment the corrupt elements, it is prerogative of the Parliament,” Chairman NAB said while addressing a ceremony at the Presidency on occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day. He said, every step of bureau is aimed for the betterment of Pakistan, “NAB will continue its work according…

Army chief signs death warrants for 11 ‘hardcore’ terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Jawed Bajwa on Friday confirmed the death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists involved in heinous acts of terrorism in the country.  According to a statement issued by the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), these terrorists were involved in attacks on armed forces/ law enforcement agencies, destruction of an educational institution and the killing of innocent civilians. On the whole, the death row convicts were involved in the killing of 69 persons, including 49…

Army chief signs death warrants of Amjad Sabri’s killers, 8 others

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday ratified the death sentences awarded to 10 hardcore terrorists, including two convicts in the murder case of famed Qawwali singer Amjad Sabri. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media wing, said Gen Bajwa also endorsed life imprisonment handed down to five other terror convicts. Two militants – Ishaq alias Bobby and Asim alias Capri – convicted of their involvement in the killing of Amjad Sabri were said to be affiliated with…

Gen Bajwa confirms death sentences of seven hardcore terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed the death sentences awarded to another seven hardcore terrorists. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the militants were convicted by military courts and were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking law enforcement agencies and armed forces of Pakistan. On the whole, they were found guilty in the killing of 85 people and injuring 109 others. Arms and explosives…

Army Chief confirms death sentences of nine terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday confirmed death sentences of nine hardcore terrorists, involved in heinous crimes and were tried by the military courts. Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement said the death sentences were handed to those who were involved in heinous crimes related to terrorism including, killing of innocent civilians, slaughtering of levies officials and attacking armed forces personnel. These terrorists also include those who fired at a PIA plane landing…

Army Chief confirms deaths sentences of ten hardcore terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Thursday ratified the death sentences of ten hardcore terrorists.  According to Inter Services Public Relations, they were found guilty in military courts after considering the necessary procedures, and were involved in the killing of polio workers, members of non-government organisations, and other security officials. Muhammad Shahid was involved in the killing of two women polio workers and eleven others members of a non-government organisations (NGO) and other…