Lahore: Kidnap, murder accused convicted
LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Friday awarded death sentence on three counts each to two criminals involved in abduction-cum-murder of a minor. Convicts Ishaq alias Chacha and Amir Shehzad had abducted 13-year old Hamza and demanded Rs.60,00,000 as ransom for the safe release of the abducted minor, however, the aforesaid criminals murdered Hamza after receiving Rs.9,00,000 from his parents. On Friday, the judge awarded death sentence to Ishaq and Shahzad on three counts after they proved guilty in abduction cum murder case.
It is worth mentioning that two other accused, Ramzan and Javed, were nominated in this case but encountered by police officials at Aik Moria Pull. The police officials had tried to stop the abductors but they had opened fire on police. Upon retaliation police had killed them.