Pakistan

Zahir Jaffer awarded death sentence in Noor murder case

IslamaBad -A sessions court in Islamabad on Thursday handed down the death penalty to Zahir Jaffer for the murder of Noor Mukadam while his workers, watchman Muhammad Iftikhar and gardener Muhammad Jan, were doomed to 10 times in captivity for abetting in the act.

Still, Fresh Sessions Judge Atta Rabbani acquitted his parents, Zakir Jaffer and Ismat Adamjee, as well as other suspects in the case including Therapy Works workers, from the charge of assist.

The judge issued a short order according to which Zahir had been doomed to death under Section 302 (b) (premeditated murder) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).

Still, the death judgment awarded to the con shall be subject to evidence by the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

The court also plant Zahir shamefaced of rape and doomed to him to 25 times of rigorous imprisonment along with a forfeiture of Rs200, under Section 376 ( discipline for rape) of the PPC.

“He’s directed to pay Rs500, as compensation to the legal inheritor of the deceased as needed under Section 544-A of the CrPC (Criminal Procedure Code),” the order read.

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