PAKISTAN: MULTAN WOMAN HANDED DEATH SENTENCE FOR HUSBAND'S MURDER
October 17, 2017:
An anti-terrorism court in Multan sentenced a woman to death on two counts while also handing her a life imprisonment sentence after finding her guilty of murdering her husband. (Sources: dawn.com, 17/10/2017)
A first information report had been registered against the accused, Yasmeen, at Ludden Vehari Police Station in Multan on June 23.
Judge Malik Khalid Mehmood, in his verdict said that Yasmeen has been found guilty of "the brutal and gruesome murder of her husband," Muhammad Imran Ashraf.
"The convict sprinkled acid on Muhammad Irfan Ashraf, entailing his death," the verdict noted.
Yasmeen was sentenced to death under the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 and the Pakistan Penal Code. She has also been made liable to pay a fine of Rs20,000.