PAKISTAN: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER
October 22, 2015: Additional Sessions Judge Muhammad Yaqoob awarded death penalty to a man convicted of murder and sentenced his accomplice to life imprisonment in Pakistan.
Prosecution said Naimatullah and his accomplice Kamran had shot dead Zeenat three years ago. After examining evidence and hearing witnesses, the court sentenced Naimatullah to death and awarded life imprisonment to Kamran. Each convict was ordered to pay Rs50,000 compensation to heirs of the deceased. (Sources: The Express Tribune, October 23, 2015)