Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday confirmed the death sentences awarded to “12 hardcore terrorists” by the military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
The terrorists “were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including the killing of innocent civilians, attacking law enforcement agencies and the armed forces,” read a statement issued by the military’s media wing.
The ISPR said the convicts were involved in “killing a total of 34 people, including 26 civilians, and injuring 133 others”. They were also found to be involved in planning and execution of an attack on an Imambargah in Parachinar, it added.
The men were tried and sentenced by military courts, in addition to six others who were handed imprisonments. Besides, Ehsan Ullah son of Kifayat Ullah was found not guilty by the court and was set free, the ISPR release said.