PAKISTAN: TWO GET DEATH PENALTY FOR KILLING MINOR
September 17, 2013: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Mingora, Pakistan, awarded three times death sentence to two persons for kidnapping and killing a minor a year back.
Judge Shoaib Khan of the Anti-Terrorism Court, Swat, also imposed a fine of Rs0.1 million on each culprit. Alam Khan and Sher Ahmad kidnapped eight-year-old Ahmad, son of Muhammad Rashid, on April 23, 2012 and demanded a huge amount for the safe release of the minor but the child had died in captivity of the kidnappers. (Sources: thenews.com.pk, 18/09/2013)