Army chief confirms death sentences of 11 'hardcore terrorists'

Convicts involved in killing and kidnapping of civilians, attacking LEAs and destruction of schools, says ISPR

News Desk May 03, 2016
A file photo of army chief General Raheel Sharif. PHOTO: ISPR

Army chief General Raheel Sharif confirmed on Tuesday death sentences of 11 "hardcore terrorists", the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

According to the statement, the convicts were involved in heinous crimes such as killing and kidnapping of civilians, attacks on armed forces and LEAs, and destruction of schools.

All culprits were tried in the military courts after which General Raheel finalised the death sentences.

Army chief confirms death sentences of 13 terrorists, including Nanga Parbat attacker

Earlier on March 15, the army chief had confirmed death sentences of 13 militants, including one involved in the killing foreign tourists  in Nanga Parbat.

According to the ISPR, the condemned terrorists were tried by military courts for their involvement in Nanga Parbat attack, Saidu Sharif airport, destruction of schools, attacks on armed forces, law enforcement agencies and civilians.


Babloo | 5 years ago | Reply Judge, Jury and executioner. No need for civilian government or judiciary.
Ch. Allah Daad | 5 years ago | Reply Great job by a brave general. Mian Sahib's selection is paying off.
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