COAS confirms death penalty for 11, including 4 terrorists involved in attacking security officials in Chilas

COAS confirms death penalty for 11, including 4 terrorists involved in attacking security officials in Chilas

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Islamabad: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday has confirmed the death sentences of 11 convicts tried by military courts, according to a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Among the convicts are four people found guilty of attacking and killing two senior army officials and a senior police official on on 6th August 2013, in Chilas, the district headquarters of Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan. The terrorists had ambushed the vehicles carrying the officials.

“Hameedullah s/o Muhammad Ghazi, Rehmatullah s/o Umar Din, Muhammad Nabi s/o Dilawar Shah and Moulvi Dilbar Khan s/o Kashkar:These four convicts were active members of TTP. They were involved in attacking LEAs which resulted in deaths of Senior Superintendent of Police Muhammad Hilal Khan, Colonel Mustafa Jamal and Captain Ishfaq. They were also in possession of fire arms and explosives. The convicts admitted their offences before the magistrate and the trial court. Convict numbers 1 and 2 were tried on three charges, convict number 3 was tried on two charges and convict number four was tried on one charge and all were awarded death sentence,” said the ISPR.

Other terrorists convicted include:

Muhammad Umar s/o Daleel Khan: The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). He was involved in attacking armed forces of Pakistan and LEAs which resulted in death of soldiers and injuries to police officials. He was also involved in fabrication of explosives. He admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 3 charges and awarded death sentence.

Rizwan Ullah s/o Taj Mir Khan: The convict was an active member of TTP. He was involved in killing of a civilian, kidnapping a Wapda employee and attacking armed forces which resulted in injuries to an officer and a soldier. He was also in possession of fire arms and explosives. He admitted his offences before the magistrate and trial court. He was tried on five charges and awarded death sentence.

Gul Rehman s/o Zareen: The convict was an active member of TTP. He was involved in attacking armed forces which resulted in death of a civilian and a soldier. He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and trial court. He was tried on two charges and awarded the death sentence.

Muhammad Ibrahim s/o Maseen: The convict was an active member of TTP. He was involved in attacking armed forces and destruction of Babu Chamtalai Bridge which resulted in the deaths of civilians and a soldier. He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on four charges and awarded the death sentence.

Sardar Ali s/o Muhammad Akram Khan: The convict was an active member of TTP. He was involved in attacking armed forces and destruction of educational institutions which resulted in injuries and death of soldiers. He was also in possession of explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on three charges and awarded the death sentence.

Sher Muhammad Khan s/o Ahmed Khan: The convict was an active member of TTP. He was involved in killing of a civilian and attacking armed forces which resulted in injuries and deaths of soldiers. He was also in possession of fire arms and explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the magistrate and the trial court. He was tried on 4 charges and awarded the death sentence.

Muhammad Jawad s/o Muhammad Musa: The convict was an active member of TTP. He was involved in attacking LEAs and killing of a civilian. He was also in possession of fire arms, ammunition and explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the trial court. He was tried on four charges and awarded death sentence.

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