COAS Gen Raheel confirms death sentences of 10 ‘hardcore terrorists’

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Captain Junaid Khan, Captain Najam Riaz Raja, Lance Naik Shakeel Ahmed and Naik Shahid Rasool
Captain Junaid Khan, Captain Najam Riaz Raja, Lance Naik Shakeel Ahmed and Naik Shahid Rasool

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif on Tuesday confirmed the death sentences awarded to another 10 “hardcore terrorists,” said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The ISPR statement said that the convicts were “involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, slaughtering of Captain Junaid Khan, Captain Najam Riaz Raja, Naik Shahid Rasool and Lance Naik Shakeel Ahmed of Special Services Group (SSG).”

They planned and executed attacks on armed forces and law enforcement agencies (LEAs) of Pakistan which resulted in deaths and injuries to several soldiers, said the ISPR.