Swabi: 2 get death sentence in murder cases
SWABI: Death sentence has been awarded to two persons by the local courts in two separate killing cases here on Wednesday. The court of Additional Session Judge No. 3, Kulsoom Azam on Wednesday started the case proceedings against Qaisar Ali and with the completion of proceedings he was found quality. Ali, who hails from Kala village, had killed his two step-brothers – Zakir Khan and Ghani Rehman by opening fire at them.
The cause of the murder was a family dispute over the ownership of a piece of land a year ago. It was learnt that the convict had wanted his own share in the land of his parents. The father of the victims and killers had already transferred his land to the former which created rivalry amongst the brothers.
He was also fined Rs 200,000. If he fails to pay the amount, he would undergo an additional two-year imprisonment.
In another case of killing the court of Additional Sessions Judge No.4 Ihsanullah Masood handed death sentence to Abdul Nawaz of Parmuli village in the murder case of Gohar Khan, a resident of the same village. The cause of the incident was stated an old enmity.
Meanwhile, in the jurisdiction of Utla police station a man belonging to mountainous region of Gadoon Amazai suicide committed suicide.
The local police said that 26–year–old Sher Nawaz Khan, son of Gul Batt Shah, a resident of Achilai village, had swallowed poisonous tablets.
He was rushed to the local hospital where the doctors pronounced him dead.
The cause of the incident is stated a domestic dispute with his parents.