PESHAWAR – Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif lifts the ban from death sentence and issued the orders just before the All Party Conference (APC).
After this announcement death sentences will be given to the terrorist who were in prison in different terrorism cases.Pakistan is to end its moratorium on the death penalty in terror-related cases, the prime minister’s office announced Dec. 17, a day after Taliban militants killed 141 people in an attack on a school.
“Yesterday’s incident is extremely tragic,” Nawaz says somberly as he begins his address to the APC.
“These sacrifices will not go wasted and we all want complete elimination of terrorism from Pakistan,” he says.
PM Nawaz adds Operation Zarb-e-Azb is progressing successfully.
“It is essential for us to never forget what these children went through yesterday and how they were shot mercilessly.”
Further, the premier says, “We have all seen the results of dialogue with the Taliban. We could not achieve anything through dialogue and then the Karachi airport was attacked.”
“We decided to conduct an operation against them in the light of these events and there was unanimity in support for the operation.”
Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that time has come to destroy the terrorists who martyred our children.
The PM said this before leaving to Peshawar, where he will participate in a meeting of the parliamentary leaders of all political parties today.
He vowed to eliminate every terrorist in the country chasing them to their hideouts.
The premier also said He said Operation Zarb-e Azb has broken the backbone of the terrorists.