Former Pakistani envoy to United States of America (USA) Hussain Haqqani on Friday said Pakistan wasn't doing enough to show the world that it is serious about curbing terrorist setups breeeding on its soil.
Two Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants, convicted for the sectarian murder of a Shiite doctor, were hanged here on Tuesday, taking the number of those executed in Pakistan since it lifted a moratorium on death penalty to 22.
Pakistan on Thursday hanged a militant convicted of murder, the seventeenth execution it has carried out since it lifted a six-year moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a school massacre last month.
About 19 militants belonging to banned militant groups, including sectarian outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, were on Monday arrested during police raids in the cities of Karachi and Quetta in Pakistan, officials said.
Set to be released on Thursday, banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi's chief Malik Ishaq has been remanded to judicial custody in a murder and terrorism case pending against him by a Pakistani court for two weeks.
The leader of a banned Pakistani sectarian militant group is set to walk free from jail, officials said Tuesday, even as the government considers "radical changes" to tackle militancy after a Taliban school massacre.
The detention of the chief of banned terrorist outfit LeJ Malik Ishaq, who masterminded the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, has been extended for further three months by Pakistani authorities citing "big risk" to the law and order situation during the month of Muharram.