Lahore: Death to minor’s rapists, killers upheld
LAHORE: A federal Shariat court bench on Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to two persons by a trial court on charges of sexual assault and murder of a minor girl.
The court dismissed appeals of the convicts, Qaiser Mehmood and Shaban. They had abducted three-year-old (r), a resident of Muridke, in 2004 and killed her after rape.
The trial court had awarded them death penalty. The Shariat court bench rejected their appeals and upheld the sentence.