The ATC judge acquitted two other accused in the case.
The verdict was reserved on May 21
The high court conducted hearing of an appeal filed against capital punishment pronounced to the convict, Ismail, in 2013's double murder case.
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…
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…
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…
NEW YORK: The United States on Monday said Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, should spend the rest of his life in prison following his conviction on terrorism-related charges.