Pakistan to set up nine military courts

Pakistan military on Friday announced initiation of a process of establishing nine Military courts across the country following the passage of the 21st Constitutional Amendment.
A press release by Pakistan military’s Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that process of establishing Military courts has been initiated.
Initially nine Military courts are being established across the country with three courts each will be established in northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and eastern Punjab, two in southern Sindh and one in Balochistan provinces, said ISPR. These courts will start functioning soon, it added.
Earlier on Tuesday, President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain had signed the 21st Constitutional Amendment Bill into law after the parliament adopted the bill meant to set up constitutionally protected military courts to try civilian suspects of terrorism.

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