Rawalpindi: 2 men awarded death sentence
Rawalpindi: District and Sessions Judge (Rawalpindi) Nazir Ahmed Kajana Wednesday awarded death sentence to a man and two-time life sentence to five others in double murder case. The judge acquitted a co-accused in the case giving him benefit of doubt.
The court awarded death sentence to Ghulam Abbas and imposed a fine of Rs100,000 on him. The court also awarded two-time life sentence to Muhammad Sarfaraz, Babar Yaseen, Ikram-ul-Hassan, Gul Faraz and Azhar Iqbal and imposed a fine of Rs367,000 on them.
The Kahuta Police Station had registered a case under Sections 302, 337, 148 and 324 against eight men for allegedly killing Waqas Habib and Qaiser Sarfraz and wounding Muhammad Kaleem, Nadeem Ahmed, Abid Ali, Shahid Ali and Mohsin Kamal on February 10, 2008.
According to details, Ghulam Abbas, accompanied by his accomplices, opened fire on his rivals at Javed Cafe in Kahuta, killing Waqas Habib and Qaiser Sarfraz on the spot and injuring several others.
In another case, District and Sessions Judge, Rawalpindi, awarded death sentence and life imprisonment to two men in a murder case.
The court awarded death sentence to Muhammad Nadeem and imposed a fine of Rs100,000 on him. The court awarded life sentence to Muhamamd Usman and imposed a fine of Rs100,000 on him for killing Kamran Shafiq on January 7, 2010.
The court acquitted Shaikh Naveed and Shaikh Muhammad Shafiq in the case registered with the Pirwadhai Police Station.