Lahore: 3 brothers convicted of double murder
LAHORE: Additional District and Sessions Judge Javed-ul-Hassan Chishti on Friday awarded death sentence on two counts to three brothers on the charge of committing double murder. The court has directed convicts Nasir, Adil and Asif to pay Rs. 50,000 each as compensation to heirs of victims.
However, the court has released Shahnaz Bibi and Ashiq, parents of convicts and one brother Arif, by giving them the benefit of the doubt. Aforesaid murderers had killed Muhammad Ashfaque and Mansha, as the deceased had stopped them from harassing their woman in 2006.
Later, complainant Hafiz Anwar-ul-Haq had got registered a murder case against them in Batapur Police Station. He contended that aforementioned three brothers used to tease their woman which caused a minor scuffle with them.
Later, Asif along with his brothers approached them while they were working in the field and shot dead Ashfaque and Mansha.