Murder convicts get death penalty, life term

Published: February 1, 2019
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BAHAWALNAGAR: A murder suspect was sentenced to death while another was given a life term in Bahawalnagar on Thursday. The judgment was announced by Additional Sessions Judge Chaudhry Khalid Mehmood.

The prosecution told the court that Sajida Bibi, in connivance with her friend Imran, murdered her husband Maqbool a few months back.

The police registered a case against the culprits and presented the challan before the court.

After hearing the arguments, the judge handed down a death sentence to Imran. The judge also imposed a fine of Rs0.25 million. The court also awarded life sentence to Sajida Bibi.

Earlier, a court awarded a death sentence to an accused for his involvement in a murder case in Faisalabad. The judgment was announced by Additional Sessions Judge Asadullah Siraj.

Accused Fakhar Imam had killed his wife Hina and son Hasnain Ali over a property dispute in 2015.

The local police registered a case and presented the challan before the court. After hearing the arguments, the judge handed down a death sentence on two counts to Fakhar, along with a fine of Rs0.5 million.

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