ISLAMABAD: A trial court on Monday sentenced three people including a woman to life imprisonment after they were found guilty of murdering a man during robbery in Bhara Kahu last year.
Additional District and Sessions Judge (East) Shahrukh Arjumand sentenced Abrar Hussain, Sayen Tariq and Zareena Bibi to life term. They were booked by the Bhara Kahu police for allegedly killing Muhammad Arshad, a security guard on duty, on January 16 last year.
The convicts have also been directed to pay a fine of Rs100,000 each, failing which they will have to undergo further imprisonment for six months.
Meanwhile an inmate of Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi died during treatment in hospital. According to reports, Lall Bahadar was arrested by Pir Wadhai police and sent to Adiala jail. His health deteriorated and was taken to DHQ Hospital Rawalpindi where he died in ICU.
The family members of the deceased requested the duty magistrate that they did not want post-mortem of the body. Therefore his body was handed over to them without post-mortem.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 28th, 2017.