SARGODHA: A court awarded death sentence to an accused for his involvement in a murder case in Sargodha on Monday.
The judgment was announced by Additional District and Sessions Judge Irfan Ahmed Shaikh.
The prosecution told the court that accused Muhammad Ramzan and his accomplices Zaman and Yar Muhammad had killed Muhammad Shahid over a dispute in 2014.
The local police registered a case against the accused and presented the challan before the court.
After hearing the arguments, the judge handed down death sentence to Ramzan along with a fine of Rs0.53 million.
The judge acquitted the other co-accused by giving them the benefit of doubt.
Earlier, Additional District and Sessions Judge Javed Iqbal Ranjha handed down death sentence to a man in a murder case in Sargodha.
The prosecution told the court that Sher Ahmed, alias Sherry, had murdered Rana Yaqoob over an old enmity on December 17, 2009. However, the police arrested him and submitted a challan in court.
After hearing witnesses, the judge awarded death sentence to Sher Ahmed. In addition, the court imposed a fine of Rs0.3 million on the convict.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 20th, 2018.