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Four men convicted by military courts executed

By Our Correspondent 2017-05-19
KOHAT: Another four men sentenced to death by military courts for heinous offences including killing innocent civilians, destroying communications and electricity infrastructure, destroying educational institutions, and attacking personnel of armed forces and other law enforcement agencies have been hanged.All of them belonged to the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and confessed to having committed the crimes they were charged with, said a statement of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday.

Those executed were: Muhammad Ibrahim (son of Maseen), who was involved in fatal attacks on armed forces personnel; Rizwanullah (son of Taj Mir Khan), who killed a civilian and wounded many armed forcesmen in an attack; Sardar Ali (son of Muhammad Akram Khan), who attacked army men and destroyed an educational institution; and Sher Muhammad Khan (son of Ahmed Khan), who was involved in attacks that resulted in martyrdom of and injuries to armed forces personnel.

Meanwhile, according to a fact sheet released by the Justice Project Pakistan, to date 63 convicts have been executed after being sentenced to death by military courts.