COAS confirms death sentence to 12 terrorists

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RAWALPINDI July 14 (APP): Chief of Army Staff General
Raheel Sharif on Thursday confirmed death sentences given to another 12 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in committing heinous offenses related to terrorism, including killing of civilians, slaughtering of military personnel, attacking armed forces and law enforcement agencies, destruction of schools and communication infrastructure.

According to ISPR the convicts were tried by military courts and awarded death sentences include:

1. Muhammad Qayyum Bacha son of Mian Said Ghani:
The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

He was involved in slaughter of Captain Junaid, and Capt Najam besides two soldiers in Swat in 2009. He also destroyed a girls primary school and a basic health unit by planting explosives.

He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

He was tried on four charges and awarded death sentence.
2. Muhammad Asif son of Anwar Hussain (convict number 1), Shahadat Hussain son of Anwar Hussain (convict number 2) and Yasin  son of Muhammad Yar Hussain (Convict number 3).

These three convicts were active members of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

They were involved in killing of civilians and attacking law
enforcement agencies which resulted in death of civilians. They were also in possession of fire arms and explosives.

Convict number 1 and 2 were tried on five charges whereas convict number 3 was tried on two charges. All have been given death sentences.

3. Muhammad Tayyab son of Ameer Zada: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of soldiers and civilians.

He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

He was tried on three charges and given death sentence.

4. Said Akbar son of Liber Khan: The convict was an active
member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan which resulted in injuries and death of soldiers.

He was also in possession of explosives. He admitted
his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on two charges and given death sentence.

5. Muhammd Ayaz son of Muhammad Jan: The convict was an active member of Tehreek -e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of a soldier. He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on two charges and given death sentence.

6. Barkat Ali son of Abdul Ghaffar: The convict was an
active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in killing of civilian and was also in possession of fire arms and explosives.

The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and
the trial court. He was tried on three charges and awarded death sentence.

7. Aziz Ur Rehman son of Abdul Jalal. The convict was an
active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking law enforcement agencies which resulted in death of a police constable. He was also involved in destruction of shops by planting improvised explosive devices and was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on three charges and awarded death sentence.

8. Hussan Dar son of Muhammad Raheem: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in killing of civilian and attacking law enforcement agencies which resulted in death of police constables. He was also in possession of explosives.

The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on three charges and given death sentence.

9. Ishaq son of Abdul Hai: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan and law enforcement agencies which resulted in death of a junior
commissioned officer and injuries to a police constable. He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court.

He was tried on two charges and awarded death sentence.
10. Behram Sher son of Khairan: The convict was an active
member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan as well as destruction of a girls primary school which resulted in injuries and death of soldiers. He was also in possession of explosives.

The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and
the trial court. He was tried on three charges and awarded death sentence.