Killer gets death penalty

FAISALABAD: Additional District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Afzal Majoka on Friday awarded death penalty to an accused and life imprisonment to another involved in dacoity cum murder case of Sargodha road police station.

According to the prosecution, accused Akmal along with his accomplices Javaid, Aslam and Adnan had killed Waris Ali over resistance during a dacoity in 2016.

After observing evidences and witnesses, the court awarded the capital punishment to Akmal and life term to Javaid. The both convicts were ordered for pay Rs 300,000 each as compensation to legal heirs of the deceased.

The court also handed down seven years imprisonment each to Aslam and Adnan.