Two hardcore terrorists hanged in Sahiwal

Published: April 11, 2017
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RAWALPINDI: Two hardcore terrorists, convicted of heinous offences, were hanged in the high security prison of Sahiwal.

The condemned militants, tried by military courts, were involved in a number of terrorism incidents, including killing of civilians, attacking armed forces and law enforcement agencies, polio vaccination team and employees of a non-governmental organisation.

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One of the convicts, Muhammad Shahid Omar was an active member of the proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

The convict had admitted to his crimes before the magistrate and the trial court. Subsequently, he was awarded death sentence.

Fazl-e-Haq, another convict, was also affiliated with the TTP. He was involved in kidnapping and amputating hands of four police personnel and killing of civilians and security forces.

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