RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday confirmed death sentences awarded to 13 hardcore terrorists by Special Military Courts.
The convicted terrorists were members of proscribed organizations, and were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, i.e. attacking armed forces/ law enforcement agencies (LEAs) of Pakistan, destruction of educational institutions and killing of innocent civilians, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
The ISPR said that on the whole, they confessed before the Judicial Magistrate of being involved in killing of 202 persons including 151 civilians, 51 armed forces/frontier constabulary/police officials and injuring 249 others. In addition, arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession.
Besides, seven convicts were also awarded imprisonment.
Detail of each case is attached:
- Munir Rehman S/O Fazal Rehman.
Munir Rehman abetted terrorist Muslim Khan, a suicide bomber, in attacking Qoumi Lashker Jirga at Orakzai Agency which resulted in death of 114 civilians. He was also involved in attacking armed forces which caused death of six soldiers and injuries to nine others.
- Muhammad Bashir S/O Abdul Rashid.
Muhammad Bashir was involved in attacking the house of Senator Moulana Atta Ur Rehman, at Dera Ismail Khan. He also abetted terrorist Sadiq Ullah, a suicide bomber, in attacking the residence of Rasheed Akbar Niwani, a member of National Assembly which resulted in death of 21 civilians and injuries to 59 others.
Moreover, he was involved in causing death of Moulana Nazir Hussain Naqvi, four other civilians and injuries to another.
- Hafiz Abdullah S/O Muhammad Iqbal.
Hafiz Abdullah was involved in attacking LEAs which resulted in death of Lieutenant Colonel Anwar Abbas along with three soldiers and injuries to 15 others.
- Bakht Ullah Khan S/O Ajmal Khan.
Bakht Ullah Khan was involved in attacking armed forces/LEAs which resulted in death of Havildar Ghulam Yasin, Havildar Syed Ali Ahmed Shah, Havildar Muhammad Ali along with 14 soldiers and injuries to 39 others.
- Shah Khan S/O Abdul Badshah.
Shah Khan was involved in attacking armed forces/LEAs resulted in death of Havildar Noor Must, Havildar Wali Dino along with seven soldiers and injuries to 86 others.
- Muhammad Sohail Khan S/O Raza Khan.
Sohail Khan was involved in a suicidal attack at Kohat Tunnel which resulted in death of five civilians and injuries to 15 others. He also slaughtered civilian Naveed Ur Rehman.
- Daud Shah S/O Mian Gul Zada.
Daud Shah was involved in killing of an innocent civilian and attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in death of Havildar Muhammad Naseer, Havildar Muhammad Qayyum Ahmad along with three soldiers and injuries to four others. He was also found in possession of firearm.
- Muhammad Munir S/O Syed Badshah.
Munir was involved in attacking law enforcement agencies which resulted in death of Police Constable Khursheed Khan, Constable Enayat Khan, Constable Moein Khan along with two other officials and injuries to 12 others.
- Habib Ullah S/O Muhammad Amin.
Habib Ullah was involved in destruction of Government Girls Primary School, Zangi (Swat) and attacking armed forces which resulted in death of a soldier and injuries to three others. He was also found in possession of explosives.
- Muhammad Asif S/O Inayat Ur Rehman.
Asif was involved in killing of two innocent civilians and attacking LEAs which resulted in death of Head Constable Shaheen Islam and injuries to another police official.
- Gul Shah S/O Ghuncha Gul.
Gul Shah was involved in causing death of an innocent civilian and attacking LEAs which resulted in injuries to five soldiers.
- Jalal Hussain S/O Sher Afzal Khan.
Jalal Hussain was involved in attacking armed forces/ LEAs which resulted in death of two soldiers.
- Ali Sher S/O Rahamdal Khan.
Ali Sher was involved in destruction of Government Primary School, Langar (Swat) and attacking armed forces which resulted in death of a soldier. He was also found in possession of firearm and explosives.