General Raheel Sharif confirms death penalty to nine terrorists

Regional TerrorismGeneral Raheel Sharif confirms death penalty to nine terrorists

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday confirmed death sentences awarded to nine hardcore terrorists, who were guilty of committing heinous offences.

In a statement, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the convicts were found involved in henious terror acts including attack on Parade Lane Mosque Rawalpindi, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Headquarters Multan, attacks on Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), kidnapping and killing civilians in Lahore.

These convicts were tried by military courts.

The details of each case is as:

The convict Muhammad Ghauri, son of Javed Iqbal was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and in-charge media cell of the TTP.

He was involved in an attack on Parade Lane Mosque, Rawalpindi, which resulted in death of 38 persons and injuries to 57 others.

He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and trial court. He was tried on four charges and awarded death sentence.

Abdul Qayyum, son of Ameer Muhammad was an active member of Harkat ul Jehad-e-Islam, Punjab. He was involved in attack on ISI Headquarters, Multan, which resulted in death of 7 individuals besides injuring 72 others.

He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and trial court. He was tried on seven charges and awarded death sentence.

Muhammad Imran, son of Abdul Manan was an active member of the TTP. He was involved in terrorists acts and attacking LEAs which caused death/injuries to civilians and soldiers.

He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and trial court. He was tried on four charges and awarded death sentence.

Aksan Mehboob, son of Asghar Ali was an active member of Al-Qaida. He was involved in attacking the LEAs by using fire arms which resulted in death and injuries to soldiers.

He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and trial court. He was tried on four charges and awarded death sentence.

Adbul Rauf Gujjar, son of Rehmat Ali, Muhammad Hashim, son of Muhammad Abdullah, Sulaman, son of Boneer, Shafqat Farooqi, son of Malik Liaqat Ali and Muhammad Farhan, son of Muhammad Rafique were active member of Sepah-e-Sahaba.

All five were involved in killing of civilians at Lahore. While accused Rauf Gujjar was punished for target killing of four civilians identified as Syed Shakir Ali Rizvi, Syed Waqar Haider, Syed Arshad Ali and Ghulam Mustafa as well as causing injuries to Abdul Sattar Tahir and Anwar Hussain at Lahore.

Other accused Hashim and Farhan were involved in murder of Ghulam Mustafa and injuring Anwar Hussain. The both convicts admitted their offences before the Magistrate.

Convict Rauf Gujjar was tried on eight charges whereas convicts Hashim, Suleman, Shafqat and Farhan were tried on four charges each and all have been awarded death sentence.

Source: APP/DND

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