COAS confirms death sentence of 10 terrorists, including Amjad Sabri’s killer

02 Apr, 2018 2:30 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed death sentences of 10 hardcore terrorists who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians and attacking Pearl Continental Hotel Peshawar as well as law enforcement agencies/Armed Forces.

On the whole, they were involved in killing of 62 persons including five civilians, 11 police officials and 46 Frontier Constabulary/Armed Forces Personnel. The convicts also include terrorists who killed renowned Qawwal Amjad Farid Sabri. Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession. These convicts were tried by special military courts. Besides, five convicts have also been awarded imprisonment.

Detail of each case is attached:


  1. Muhammad Ishaq S/O Muhammad Ibrahim and Muhammad Asim S/O Abdul Rehman. Both the convicts were members of a proscribed organization. They were involved in killing of a renowned Qawwal namely Amjad Farid Sabri and attacking the law enforcement agencies/Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in death of 17 officials. They were also found in possession of fire-arms and explosives. The convicts confessed their offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. They were awarded death sentence.
  2. Muhammad Arish Khan S/O Muhammad Aslam. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Pearl Continental Hotel, Peshawar, which resulted in death of four civilians. The convict confessed his offence before the Judicial Magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.
  3. Muhammad Rafique S/O Hameed Khan. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking law enforcement agencies, which resulted in death of Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Yousaf, Assistant District Officer (Frontier Constabulary) Karim Khan, Naib Subedar Fazal Wahid, Naib Subedar Muhammad Fayaz along with 16 soldiers and injuries to three other soldiers. He was also involved in the abduction of civilian Muhammad Ali, for ransom. The convict confessed his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.
  4. Habib Ur Rehman S/O Khoba Gul. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking law enforcement agencies, which resulted in death of Lieutenant Colonel Anwar Abbas along with three soldiers and injuries to 15 others. He was also involved in collecting funds for the terrorist activities. The convict confessed his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.
  5. Muhammad Fayyaz S/O Gul Faraz. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces and law enforcement agencies, which resulted in death of Naib Subedar Fateh Muhammad, Havaldar Pervez Iqbal, Havildar Basharat Ali, Constable Saleem Khan and four other soldiers. The convict confessed his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.
  6. Ismail Shah S/O Nek Badshah. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in killing of Naib Subedar Nasim Khan and also attacking the armed forces. The convict confessed his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.
  7. Fazal Muhammad S/O Abdul Mateen. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of Naib Subedar Fateh Muhammad, Havildar Pervez Iqbal, Havildar Basharat Ali and five other soldiers. The convict confessed his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.
  8. Hazrat Ali S/O Muhammad Ali. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking law enforcement agencies of Pakistan, which resulted in death of Havildar Wahab Ali and three other soldiers. The convict confessed his offence before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.
  9. Habib Ullah S/O Anwar Baig. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking law enforcement agencies, which resulted in death of a police constable and injuries to another official. He was also involved in the destruction of three compact disc shops at Akora Khattak. The convict confessed his offences before the judicial magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.



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