Sukkur: 10-year RI awarded to DSP in murder case
SUKKUR: District and Sessions Judge (D&SJ), Jacobabad awarded 10–year rigorous imprisonment (RI) to an in-service DSP in a murder case here on Saturday. Sources in the court said the D&SJ gave the verdict against the accused after recording statements of the witnesses, report of investigation by the police and cross-examination of the accused. The in-service DSP Khuda Bakhsh Panhwar was awarded 10–year RI and a fine of Rs50,000 was also imposed. The case pertained to torturing to death an under custody man Abdul Ghaffar Sheikh, who had been arrested in the case of kidnapping a man Hamza Moghal in 2006. The court exonerated the Station House Officer Mukhtiar Soomro and other policemen, who had also been named in the case.