Pakistan: On Friday Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed death sentences of 11 Jihadist terrorists, nearly three weeks after he approved the execution of 13 others.
General Bajwa approved the capital punishment handed down to the terrorists by a military court for committing “heinous offences” related to terrorism, including killing of at least 20 security personnel.
“Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences awarded to 11 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism,” the military’s PR wing the ISPR said in a statement.
It said the terrorists were found guilty of attacking armed forces, law enforcement agencies, destruction of an educational institution and killing of innocent civilians.
“On the whole, they were involved in killing of 69 persons including 49 civilians, 20 Armed Forces/Police Officials and injuring 148 others,” the Army said.