Man gets death for double murder
LAHORE: Additional District and Sessions Judge Arif Hameed Sheikh on Wednesday awarded death sentence on two counts to a man on charges of double murder.
The court also directed the convict, Muhammad Siddique, to pay Rs200,000 as compensation to the heirs to both the victims. In case of default in payment of compensation, the convict will undergo one year jail term.
Convict Muhammad Siddique had killed Muhammad Sajjad and Muhammad Azam on a property dispute in 2009. Raiwind police had registered a case against the convict and submitted a challan in the court. On Wednesday, the court, after hearing the final arguments of both parties, convicted Muhammad Siddique.