Army Chief confirms death sentence of 8 terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Cheif of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentence of another eight hardcore terrorists, awarded by military courts.

The convicts were the members of proscribed organisations and were involved in terrorist activities, including killing of innocent civilians and attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan,  a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

In total, the terrorists were involved in the killing of 85 people and were responsible for injuring 109 others.

The convicts were trialed by military courts.

Those, who were awarded death sentence include Atlas Khan son of Mada Mir Jan, Muhammad Yousaf Khan son of Mir Azam Khan, Farhan son of Seen Gul, Khalay Gul son of Niaz Min Gul, Nazar Moon son of Akimoon, Nek Maeel Khan son of Amal Khan and Akbar Ali son of Bakhtiar.