SARGODHA: An additional district and sessions court awarded death sentence to a man in a murder case on Thursday.
The prosecution told the court that accused Mohsin Ali, a resident of Chak 90, had gunned down his opponent Saeed Ahmad over a business dispute.
After hearing the arguments, the judge awarded death sentence to the accused along with a fine of Rs1,000,000 as compensation money. The culprit was sent to district Jail Sargodha.
Earlier in February 2017, a court awarded death sentence to an accused for his involvement in a murder case in Sargodha. The judgment was announced by Additional District and Sessions Judge Chaudhary Muhammad Tariq. Accused Hassan Sher, resident of Jabbi village, Tehsil Johrabad, had gunned down a man Munawwar Shahzad, S/o Muhammad Azam, over a petty dispute in July 2015.
Similarly on January 10, 2017, Additional District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Nadeem Ansari awarded death sentences to three suspects for their involvement in quadruple murder case in Sialkot.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 3rd, 2017.