Lahore: Court awards death sentence to wife’s killer
LAHORE: Additional District and Sessions Judge Khaqan Babar on Saturday awarded death sentence to Ayaz who had murdered his wife by setting her on fire. The court has also directed the convict to pay Rs. 50,000 compensation to the victim’s family. In case of default on payment, he will face six months imprisonment. The court released Rabia Bibi, co-accused and sister of the convict, by giving her the benefit of the doubt. Ayaz had murdered his wife Shahnaz on a domestic dispute in 2008.