Army Chief confirms death sentence awarded to 14 terrorists

 
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Rawalpindi, Dec. 21 (TNS): Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentence awarded to 14 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism.

The terrorists were involved in attacking Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, destruction of communication infrastructure, police station, educational institution and killing of innocent civilians.

On the whole, their terrorist activities resulted into death of 16 persons including 13 Armed Forces personnel and 3 civilians, whereas, injuring 19 others. Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession.

These convicts were tried by special military courts. Besides, 20 convicts have also been awarded imprisonment.