Death warrant for 11 Taliban terrorists
Pakistan army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa also approved imprisonment of three people for their involvement in acts of terrorism
Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa
Pakistan's army chief has confirmed death sentences for 11 "hardcore terrorists" after military courts found them guilty of carrying out multiple attacks that killed 60 civilians and security forces in recent years.
In a statement on Saturday, the military said Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa also approved imprisonment of three people for their involvement in acts of terrorism. It says the 11 convicted Pakistani Taliban had killed 36 civilians and 24 troops in separate attacks in the country.
Pakistan resumed military trials for militants and lifted a moratorium on the death penalty after the Peshawar attack that killed more than 150 people.
This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever
DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.
Pervert arrested for molesting a minor at Mumbai Central station's foot over bridge