Death sentence to 10 more terrorists confirmed by COAS

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (APP): Chief of the Army Staff on Tuesday
confirmed death sentences awarded to another 10 hardcore terrorists.

Those criminals were awarded death sentence were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, slaughtering of Captain Jonaid Khan, Captain Najam Riaz Raja, Naik Shahid Rasool and Lance Naik Shakeel Ahmed of SSG.

They planned and executed attacks on Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan which resulted in deaths and
injuries to several soldiers.

They were also involved in destruction of educational institutions and communication infrastructure. Fire-arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession.

These convicts were tried by military courts. Detail of each case is as under:

1. Hanifa S/O Umar Zareen.The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in kidnapping and slaughtering of Captain Jonaid Khan, Captain Najam Riaz Raja, Naik
Shahid Rasool and Lance Naik Shakeel Ahmed. He was also found in
possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before
the Magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

2. Tirah Gul S/O Khan and Muhammad Wali S/O Faulad Khan.
These two convicts were active member of Lashkar-e-Islam.

They were involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of Havildar Noor Mast, Naik
Farman Ali, Naik Shabbir Akhtar, Sepoy Humayun, Sepoy Fakhar Alam,
Sepoy Ismail and injuries to many other soldiers. These convicts
admitted their offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.
They were awarded death sentences.

3. Khaista Muhammad S/O Abdul Jalil.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 Havildar Muhammad Maqsood, Sepoy Rashid Ali, Sepoy Muhammad Waseem and injuries to a soldier. He was also involved in destruction of Government Girls Primary School Zangi and a PTCL Tower.

The convict was found in possession of explosives. He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trail court. He was awarded death sentence.

4. Ali Rehman S/O Habib-Ur-Rehman, Fazal Ali S/O Fazal Wahid
and Muhammad Ali S/O Abdul Rehman.These three convicts were
active members of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. They were involved in
attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan
which resulted in death of Havildar Munir Ahmed and Sepoy Sajid Khan
and injuries to several soldiers.They were also found in possession
of fire-arms and explosives. These convicts admitted their offences
before the Magistrate and the trial court. They were awarded death
sentences.

5. Nisar Ali S/O Damsaz Khan.The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies which resulted in death of Sepoy Fazal Malik and injuries to several soldiers of Frontier Constabulary and police officials. The convict was found in possession of fire-arms.

He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

6. Khial Jan S/O Sayel Jan.The convict was an active member of Lashkar-e-Islam. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies which resulted in death of Civilian Abdullah, Khyber Khasadar soldier Sameed Khan and injuries to several other soldiers. He admitted his offence before the Magistrate and the trial court, He was awarded death sentence.

7. Payo Jan S/O Asal Jan.The convict was an active member of Lashkar-e-Islam. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of Sepoy Qasim Raza. He admitted his offence before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.