KHANPUR: Additional district and sessions judge Mian Masood Hussain sentenced three men to death and four others to life imprisonment on Sunday. According to court officials, , Karim Bux, Allah Bux, Shafi, Liaqat, Shah Nawaz, Allah Ditta, Zafar, Fazal and Nazarhad shot and killed dead Zahoor Ahmad over an old enmity regarding property. The court sentenced Allah Bux, Karim Bux and Shafi to capital punishment along with fine of Rs 500,000 each, while Nazar, Shah Nawaz, Liaquat and Fazal Ahmad were sentenced to life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 300,000 each. The judge acquitted Zafar and Allah Ditta on benefit of doubt.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 17th, 2011.
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