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Pakistan Army chief confirms death sentence for 11 terrorists

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa On Sunday Confirmed The Death Sentences Given By The Special Military Courts To The 11 ‘hardcore Terrorists’ Over The Killings Of 60 People, As Per Reports.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Subhayan Chakraborty | Updated on: 05 May 2018, 03:42:01 PM
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New Delhi:

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday confirmed the death sentences given by the special military courts to the 11 ‘hardcore terrorists’ over the killings of 60 people, as per reports.

The terrorists were responsible for the killings of 36 civilians, 24 armed forces, frontier constabulary, police officials besides injuring 142 others, a leading daily reported.

Arms and ammunition were also recovered from them and were tried by military courts, the daily quoted a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of Pakistan.

"The terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including attacks on law enforcement agencies and armed forces of Pakistan, Malakand University and killing of innocent civilians including Imran Khan Mohmind, a member of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly," the ISPR said.

These convicts had admitted their offences before the magistrate and the trial court as they were awarded death sentences, it said.

Three other convicts were also awarded imprisonment, the report added.

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First Published : 05 May 2018, 03:41:03 PM