MULTAN: A sessions court awarded death sentence to an accused for his involvement in a murder case in Jampur. The judgment was announced by Additional Sessions Judge Muhammad Rizwan Arif.
The prosecution told the court that accused Pervez and his accomplices had stabbed to death Kashif Saleem over an old enmity. 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 Pervez along with a fine of Rs0.1 million which would be paid to the legal heirs of the deceased. The convict will have to undergo an additional imprisonment of six months if he failed to pay fine amount.
Meanwhile, the court acquitted the other co-accused in the case giving them the benefit of doubt.
Earlier, a court awarded death sentence to an accused for his involvement in a murder case in Sargodha.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 14th, 2018.