Military court trials: 310 terrorists awarded death sentence in military courts


brigadiers major general COAS ISPR Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa Chief oa army staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa promotionsHindustan Times HT report DG ISPR Pakistan Army General Qamar Javed BAjwa Gen Bipin Rawat Gen Bipin Indian Army Chief
16 Dec, 2018 5:05 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Seven hundred and seventeen accused terrorists have been sent to military courts by the federal government since their establishment.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) released details of the death sentences awarded to convicted terrorists and their executions following trial by military courts.

According to the ISPR, cases of 717 accused terrorists were sent to military courts by the federal government since establishment of the military courts to date. Out of the finalized cases, 310 terrorists were awarded death penalty while 234 were awarded rigorous imprisonment of varied duration ranging from life to a minimum of 5 years. Two accused were also acquitted.

The ISPR said that out of 310 sentenced to death 56 terrorists have been executed after completion of Legal process beyond Military Courts decisions which included their appeal in superior civil Courts and rejection of their mercy petition both by COAS and the President of Pakistan.

The military media wing also said that execution of death sentence of remaining 254 terrorists is pending completion of legal process in higher courts. It further said those who have been awarded death penalty included masterminds, executers and abettors/ facilitators of, inter alia, following major terrorist incidents:-

Marriot Islamabad terrorist attack, September 2008.

Parade Lane terrorist attack, December 2009

Attack on ISI office Multan, December 2009

Terrorist attack on four SSG Soldiers including two Officers, April 2009 (one terrorist executed)

Attack on ISI office Sukkur, November 2010

Bannu Jail Break, April 2012 (one terrorist executed)

Mastung Sectarian terrorist attack, April 2012

Killing of foreigners in Nanga Parbat, June 2013

Terrorist attack on civilian and security officials at Chalas, August 2013

Terrorist attack on SSP Chaudhary Aslam, January 2014

Karachi Airport attack, June 2014

Terrorists’ attack on Ms Sabin Mehmood, April 2015

Terrorists’ attack at Safora Goth Karachi, May 2015

Bacha Khan University attack, January 2016

Terrorist attack on Amjad Sabri, June 2016

  1. APS Peshawar attack of 16 December 2014 (5 terrorist executed)
  2. Marriot Islamabad terrorist attack, September 2008
  3. Parade Lane terrorist attack, December 2009
  4. Attack on ISI office Multan, December 2009
  5. Terrorist attack on four SSG Soldiers including 2 Officers, April 2009 (one Terrorists Executed)
  6. Attack on ISI office Sukker, November 2010
  7. Bannu Jail Break, April 2012 (one Terrorist executed)
  8. Mastung Sectarian terrorist attack, April 2012
  9. Killing of Foreigners in Nanga Parbat, June 2013
  10. Terrorist attack on civilian and security officials at Chalas, August 2013
  11. Terrorist attack on SSP Chaudhary Aslam, January 2014
  12. Karachi Airport attack, June 2014
  13. Terrorists’ attack on Ms Sabin Mehmood, April 2015
  14. Terrorists’ attack Safora Ghot Karachi, May 2015
  15. Bacha Khan University attack, January 2016
  16. Terrorist attack on Amjad Sabri, June 2016.

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