ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani military courts have ceased operation after their two-year mandated term expired, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced on Sunday (January 8), Dawn reported.
The government established the courts in January 2015 weeks after Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists killed more than 140 children and teachers at Army Public School in Peshawar .
The courts issued 161 death sentences, of which 12 were carried out, during their term of operation, ISPR said.
ISPR credited the military courts with helping reduce terrorism.
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