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Army Chief ratifies death sentence of 5 terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Raheel Sharif ratified the sentence of 5 terrorists that were awarded death penalty by military courts on Wednesday.

The terrorists were involved in killings of lawyers in Karachi and Lahore, killing of a DSP, attacks on security personnel and sectarian killings in Quetta.

5 terrorists were sentenced today after Supreme Court’s verdict that decreed that military courts are legitimate.

According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), following are the terrorists that were awarded death sentence:

Sabir Shah alias Akram Allah:

For killing advocate Arshad Ali in Lahore

Asad Ali alias Bhai Jan:

He belonged to Tehreek-e-Taliban and was an expert in explosives. Asad killed police personnel in Karachi including DSP Kamal Mangro.

Tahir:

He was involved in breaking into Bannu jail.

Fateh Khan:

He was involved in killing Khasadars and civilians.

Hafiz Usman:

He has been convicted of involvement in sectarian killings and armed robberies in Quetta.

According to ISPR, terrorist Qari Amin Shah, who was involved in attacks on polio teams and girls school in Khyber Agency, has been handed life sentence.