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COAS confirms death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists, ARY News reported. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists were involved in heinous offences including attacking armed forces and law enforcement egencies of Pakistan, killing of an innocent civilian and destruction of an educational institution. "On the whole, they (the terrorists) were involved in killing of 26 persons including a civilian and 25 Armed…

Army Chief endorses death sentences of four hardened terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) on Wednesday endorsed death sentences of another four hardcore terrorists for being involved in various heinous crimes related to terrorism including abduction and killing of Law Enforcement Agencies’ (LEAs) personnel. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, the convicted criminals were involved in killing of 21 people while injuring another person. All terrorists are affiliated with proscribed militant outfits and tried by the military courts. “Arms and…

Two more hardened terrorists hanged, says ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Two hardcore terrorists hanged that were affiliated with outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were hanged to death on Wednesday, ARY News reported. According to a statement of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the two terrorists were convicted by the military courts. The statement said that one of the terrorists was involved in Army Public School (APS) massacre in Peshawar, in which over 100 students were killed. The terrorist was also involved in attacks on civilians and the law enforcement…

Four hardcore TTP terrorists executed in KP jail

PESHAWAR: Another four hardcore terrorists belonging to proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan have been executed at a jail in Khyber Pakhtonkhwa. According to ISPR, the military’s public affairs wing, the convicted terrorists were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, destruction of communication/ electricity infrastructure, destruction of educational institutions, attacking armed forces of Pakistan and law enforcement agencies. Terrorists – Muhammad…

Another four ‘hardcore terrorists’ convicted by military courts hanged

PESHAWAR: Four Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan-affiliated terrorists convicted by the military courts for their involvement in several heinous crimes have been executed at a jail in Khyber Pakhtonkhwa. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the convicted terrorists were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, destruction of educational institutions, attacking armed forces of Pakistan, law enforcement agencies and Saidu Sharif Airport. These convicts were…

Four ‘hardcore terrorists’ tried by military courts hanged

RAWALPINDI: Four hardcore terrorists belonging to outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were hanged in different jails of the country on Wednesday morning, ARY News reported. According to a statement of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Army media wing, all terrorists were convicted by the military courts. The statement further added that the terrorists were involved in heinous crimes including killing of the personnel of the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and civilians. All the terrorists had…

Four terrorists convicted by military courts hanged to death

RAWALPINDI: Four terrorists convicted by military courts hanged to death on Tuesday, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. According to the statement, these terrorists were involved in "committing heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking armed forces of Pakistan and the law enforcement agencies." Those executed for their crimes included Rehman Uddin, Mushtaq Khan s/o Umar Saleem, Ubaidur Rehman s/o Fazal Hadi and Zafar Iqbal s/o Mohammad Khan.…

Military courts revived in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has signed a summary of extension in the tenure of the military courts, ARY News reported on Friday. After the President's signature the tenure of the military courts in Pakistan has extended for two years. Earlier, the National Assembly and the Senate had passed a legislation bill on the extension of the military courts. After passage of the bill it was sent to the president for his final nod to make the bill into a law. President Mamnoon Hussain also signed the Inquiry…

Senate postpones vote on military courts bill

ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Wednesday passed the Pakistan Army (Amendment Bill) 2017, but deferred voting on the military courts legislation until next week, ARY News reported. The, Twenty Eight Amendment bill 2017, that stipulates extension of military courts for another two years will now be taken up next week. Under the bill, a suspect will be entitled to information regarding charges against him and appoint a lawyer of his choice. Arrested suspects will be presented before the court within 24 hours and a charge…

Military Courts extension bill to be tabled in Senate today

ISLAMABAD: The 28th Constitutional Amendment bill to reconstitute military courts, which was overwhelmingly passed last day in National Assembly is to be tabled in the upper house of the Parliament today (Wednesday), ARY News reported. After the passage from Senate, the bill will be sent to the President of the country for the final endorsement to make it a law. The constitution (Twenty Eight Amendment) will permit a parliamentary committee to monitor the military court affairs. The tenure of military courts came to…