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Quebec mosque shooter gets life imprisonment

QUEBEC CITY: A 29-year-old who shot dead six worshipers at a Quebec City mosque in the worst anti-Muslim attack in the West got life in prison Friday. Alexandre Bissonnette will have to wait 40 years -- longer than usual -- before he can apply for parole. Judge Francois Huot rejected a prosecution request for a 150-year sentence, which would have been the longest ever in Canada, saying this would be a cruel and unusual punishment under Canadian law. But he also noted the killer's "visceral hatred of Muslim…

MQM-L hitman gets life imprisonment for killing three religious scholars

KARACHI: A court on Monday handed down life imprisonment to a Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London's (MQM-L) target killer for murdering three religious scholars in Karachi, ARY News reported. A Rangers spokesperson said that MQM-L hitman Ali Hassan Zaidi was convicted in cases pertaining to assassinations of Mufti Abdul Majeed Deenpuri, a top cleric of the Jamia Uloom-ul-Islamia Binori Town Mufti Abdul Majeed Deenpuri, Hasan Shah and Mufti Salih Muhammad. He said that Ali Hassan Zaidi was arrested by Rangers from Jacob Lines…

Man gets life in prison for killing 3-year-old daughter

KARACHI: A local court here on Monday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for stabbing his three-year-old daughter to death. The court announced its decision today, finding Muhammad Iqbal guilty of killing his daughter Wania in a Karachi neighborhood. It observed that the prosecution established murder charges against the accused beyond any shadow of doubt. In February, 2011, Iqbal stabbed his daughter to death after a quarrel with his wife. According to prosecutor Abdul Qadeer Memon, Iqbal quarreled with his…