Murder convict sentenced to life in jail

CHITRAL: Additional District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Qasim handed down life imprisonment and imposed Rs500,000 fine on a man, Umar Khan, in a murder case. 

The court acquitted the younger brother, Zafar Khan, of the convict for lack of evidence.

Umar Khan and Zafar Khan allegedly had stabbed Latifur Rahman to death in May 2020 during a brawl. The court convicted Umar Khan while acquitted Zafar Khan for lack of evidence.

The court ordered that the amount of the fine should be paid to the family of the deceased.

Senior lawyer Javed Ali Khan and deputy public prosecutor represented the aggrieved party while Safiullah Advocate appeared on behalf of the accused.–The News 

 

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