COAS confirms death sentence to 11 hardcore terrorists

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RAWALPINDI, Aug 16 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General
Raheel Sharif on Tuesday confirmed death sentences awarded to
another 11 hardcore terrorists.

According to ISPR, those who have been awarded death penalty,
were found guilty of committing heinous offences related to
terrorism, including killing of DIG Fayyaz Sumbal and ASI Raza Khan
of Balochistan Police and Inspector Kamran Nazir of ISI at Quetta.

The convicts also included those who were involved in sectarian killings, kidnapping and slaughtering of civilians and personnel of Frontier Constabulary and killing of Major Abdid Majeed of Pakistan Army.

They planned and executed a number of attacks on Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed forces of Pakistan.

They were also involved in destruction of Schools and communication infrastructure.

These convicts were tried by military courts and their details
are: 1. Zia Ul Haq S/O Wali Khan.

The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in suicidal attacks which caused death and injuries to a large number of civilians.

The convict was also involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies which resulted in death of Deputy Inspector General of Police Fayyaz Sumbal, Assistant Sub Inspector Raza Khan, several other police officials and Inspector Kamran Nazir of Inter Services Intelligence.

He was also found involved in sectarian killings.

He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 12 charges and was awarded death sentence.

2. Fazal e Rabbi S/O Fazal Ghafoor.  The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in slaughtering and killing of civilians.

He was also involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan which
resulted in death of Maj Abid Majeed and injuries to several
soldiers.

The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and
the trial court. He was tried on 4 charges and awarded death
sentence.

3. Muhammad Sher S/O Zaray.

The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in killing of civilians. He was also involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death and injuries to soldiers.

The convict also destroyed a Girls Middle School. He admitted
his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried
on 5 charges and awarded death sentence.

4. Umer Zada S/O Gul Rehman.

The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death and injuries to soldiers.

He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 3 charges and awarded death sentence.

5. Latif Ur Rehman S/O Saif Ur Rehman.

The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban
Pakistan. He was involved in kidnapping and killing personnel of Law
Enforcement Agencies. He was also guilty for attacking Armed Forces
of Pakistan which resulted in death of soldiers. The convict was
also in possession of fire arms and explosives. He admitted his
offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on
5 charges and awarded death sentence.

6. Muhammad Adil S/O Muhammad Akbar Jan.

The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban
Pakistan. He was involved in kidnapping and slaughtering of soldiers
of Frontier Constabulary. The convict was also involved in
destruction of Police Station Matta.

He 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 5 charges and awarded death sentence.