20 cases forwarded to military courts: Ch Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Choudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Wednesday that 20 terrorism-related cases have so far been sent to the military courts.
Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, Nisar said that 20 cases have been forwarded to the General Headquarters for subsequent trial in the military courts, which have been set up under the National Action Plan devised after Peshawar school massacre in December last year.

He said that 12 other terrorism-related cases have also been identified by the government which would be sent to the military courts after evaluation.
He also informed the House that 22 condemned prisoners have been sent to gallows since the moratorium on death sentences was lifted following Peshawar attack.
Talking about terror financing, he said that a special cell has been created to monitor terror financing adding the cell has been working in coordination with different state institutions including the State Bank of Pakistan.

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