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Four more convicted by mly courts hanged

By Our Correspondent 2017-05-12
KOHAT: Another four hardcore militants sentenced to death by a military court were executed in the Kohat jail early on Thursday, taking the total number of terrorists hanged there within 48 hours to eight.

According to a press release of the Inter-Services Public Relations, the four convicts belonged to the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan.

Like the four who were executed the previous day, the militants who were hanged on Thursday confessed before a magistrate and the trial court to having committed various terrorist acts, including deadly attacks on civilians and law enforcement personnel.

The militants who were hanged were: Bakht Ameer, son of Ameer Zaman; Asghar Khan, son of Ahmed Khan; Muhammad Nawaz, son of Ghulam Muhammad; and Mushtaq Ahmed, son of Meraj Khan. All of them hailed from Swat district and were arrested in military operations.

The executions were carried out under strict security measures.KOHAT: Another four hardcore militants sentenced to death by a military court were executed in the Kohat jail early on Thursday, taking the total number of terrorists hanged there within 48 hours to eight.

According to a press release of the Inter-Services Public Relations, the four convicts belonged to the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan.

Like the four who were executed the previous day, the militants who were hanged on Thursday confessed before a magistrate and the trial court to having committed various terrorist acts, including deadly attacks on civilians and law enforcement personnel.

The militants who were hanged were: Bakht Ameer, son of Ameer Zaman; Asghar Khan, son of Ahmed Khan; Muhammad Nawaz, son of Ghulam Muhammad; and Mushtaq Ahmed, son of Meraj Khan. All of them hailed from Swat district and were arrested in military operations.

The executions were carried out under strict security measures.