Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed death sentences of 12 ‘hardcore terrorists.
According to an Inter-Services Public Relations statement, the convicts were tried by special military courts. Additionally, six convicts have been awarded life imprisonment.
The terrorists were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism and were involved in attacks on Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies of Pakistan, destruction of educational institutions, and killing innocent civilians.
Moreover, the suspects were also involved in attacking Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan prisons, which resulted in the death of two officials and four prisoners. At least 21 others were also injured in the attack.