Army chief confirms death sentence to 15 'hardcore terrorists'

News Desk , Bol News

04:56:36, Sunday, December 16, 2018

According to a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed the death sentences awarded to 15 hardcore terrorists.

The terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including attacking the Armed Forces/Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, abetting suicide bombers in an attack on Christian Colony near Peshawar, destroying educational institutions and killing innocent civilians.

Their terrorist activities resulted in deaths of 34 persons, including 21 Armed Forces, nine Frontier Constabulary and two Police officials along with two civilians, and injured 19 others, the ISPR said.

Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession. The convicts were tried by special military courts. Besides, 20 convicts have also been awarded imprisonment, the statement added.

Details of the terrorists are as under:

Hameed Ur Rehman S/O Moazmin Mullah: The convict was a member of a proscribed organisation. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of Major General Sana Ullah Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Tauseef Ahmed, Naib Subedar Muhammad Aslam and 18 soldiers. The convict confessed his offences before the Judicial Magistrate and during his statement at the trial. He was awarded death sentence.

Said Ali S/O Munawar Khan: The convict was a member of a proscribed organisation. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of civilianc Shah Nazar, Naib Subedar Muhammad Hanif, Havildar Muhammad Naseer, Havildar Muhammad Qayyum Ahmad along with two soldiers and injuries to eight other soldiers. He was also found in possession of explosives. The convict confessed his offences before the Judicial Magistrate and during his statement at the trial. He was awarded death sentence.

Ibrar S/O Abdul Rahim: The convict was a member of a proscribed organisation. He abetted suicide bombers in attacking Christian Colony near Peshawar by planning the said attack and providing weapons/suicide jackets/ transportation to suicide bombers. Resultantly, an innocent civilian Samuel Sardar lost his life and three other civilians were injured. The convict was also found in possession of explosives. The convict confessed his offences before the Judicial Magistrate and during his statement at the trial. He was awarded death sentence.

Fida Hussain S/O Muhammad Hussain, Raza Ullah S/O Ikram Ullah, Rahim Ullah S/O Fateh Khan, Umar Zada S/O Bashar, Amjad Ali S/O Muhammad Ajan, Abdur Rahman S/O Abdul Wahab, Ghulam Rahim S/O Munjra Khan, Muhammad Khan S/O Ghulam Haider and Rahim Ullah S/O Noorani Gul, Rashid Iqbal S/O Hameed Iqbal, Muhammad Ghafar S/O Qari Muhammad Zarif and Rehman Ali S/O Muhammad Aziz: All the convicts were members of proscribed organisations. They were involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of Assistant Sub Inspector Noor Zaman, Naib Subedar Hussain Faraz along with four other soldiers and injuries to five others. The convicts were also involved in destruction of government educational institutions in Swat. They were found in possession of fire-arms and explosives as well. These convicts admitted their offences before the Judicial Magistrate and also while making statements at their respective trials. They all were awarded death sentences.

 

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