Man sentenced to death
RAWALPINDI: A court here on Tuesday sentenced a man to death and awarded life imprisonment to his father for killing their neighbour.
Dawn News reports that, Abdul Mustafa and his father Bostan Khan were convicted of killing Pervaiz Akhtar over a property dispute in the jurisdiction of Chontra police on December 19, 2008.
Handing down the verdict, Additional District and Sessions Judge Raja Pervaiz Akhtar also fined Mustafa Rs 200,000. Both the convicts were also awarded 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment each and fined Rs 50,000 for attempting to murder another man. The court, however, acquitted Arif for want of evidence.
According to Mohammad Latif, the brother of the deceased, they were working in their fields when Bostan, Mustafa and Arif attacked them and killed Pervaiz.
Separately, the court acquitted a man of the charges of killing his father.
Daulat Khan was accused of stabbing his father Khizar Khan to death on July 17, 2009, in the Waris Khan police area over a domestic issue.[google-map]