FAISALABAD: A court awarded capital punishment to a murder convict on Friday. The prosecution had said that Rehan, a resident of Chak 591-GB, had some differences with Irfanul Haq, a resident of Chak 272-GB. They said that Irfanul Haq shot and killed Rehan when he was sitting at a shop. Jaranwala Additional Session Judge Mian Shahid Mehmood awarded capital punishment to Irfanul Haq under Section 302-B of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC). The convict was also ordered to pay Rs1 million to the heirs of the deceased.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 30th, 2012.
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