Nine military courts to come up in Pakistan

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Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday announced the process of establishing military courts has been initiated across the country and nine will come up initially.

“Initially nine military courts are being established across the country – three courts each will be established in KP (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and Punjab, two in Sindh and one in Balochistan,” an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said, reported Dawn online.
“These courts will start functioning soon,” the statement added.
President Mamnoon Hussain had Wednesday signed the 21st Constitutional Amendment Bill providing for such courts.

Last modified: January 9, 2015