PAKISTAN: MAN GETS DEATH PENALTY FOR MURDERING NIECE
October 20, 2017:
A court awarded death sentence to a murder convict in Dera Ghazi Khan. The judgment was announced by District and Sessions Judge Chaudhry Munir ahmed. (Sources: tribune.com.pk, 20/10/2017)
The prosecution told the court that accused Nazeer Ahmed had gunned down his niece Najma Bibi over a family dispute.
The local police registered a case against the accused and presented the challan before the court. After hearing the arguments, the judge handed down death sentence to Nazeer Ahmad and imposed a fine of Rs0.5 million on the convict.
The court also ordered that the convict would have to undergo an additional six months imprisonment if he failed to pay the fine amount.