The mastermind of the Dasu terror assault has reportedly been killed in the Kunar province of Afghanistan, based on media reviews. Tariq was a infamous Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief.
At the least 12 folks, together with 9 Chinese language nationals engaged on the Dasu Hydropower Venture Venture (DHPP), have been killed in a bomb blast on July 14, 2021.
A probe into the incident revealed that it was an act of terrorism involving the nexus between India’s Analysis and Evaluation Wing (RAW) and Afghanistan’s Nationwide Directorate of Safety (NDS).
Following the explosion, the Chinese language agency engaged on the challenge stopped engaged on the positioning citing “safety issues” and laid off all however probably the most important Pakistani staff.
Nonetheless, the corporate later withdrew the notification and the work on the challenge was resumed after just a few months.
On November 12, 2022, an Anti-Terrorism Court docket (ATC) handed down the dying sentence on 13 counts to every of the 2 males arrested within the DHPP terrorist assault case.
The court docket additionally imposed Rs40 million high-quality on the 2 convicted terrorists, apart from awarding them a complete of round 800 years of imprisonment; together with life imprisonment.
The Overseas Workplace welcomed the decision saying the choice demonstrated Pakistan’s dedication to counterterrorism.
“[…] the proactive investigation, prosecution and judgment on this case have as soon as once more demonstrated Pakistan’s abiding dedication to counterterrorism.”