An anti-terrorism court (ATC) had convicted Rashid Tailor and Zahid Abbas Zaidi and awarded them capital punishment. The same court had also acquitted two accused, Irfan and Kaleem, for want of evidence.
Murder of university student Shahzeb Khan on 24 December 2012 in Karachi, sparked country-wide outrage against the abuse of power by the wealthy and influential in Pakistan.
They had attacked police in 2012 to get their other accomplices released.
In addition to life term, the court also ordered the convict to give Rs1 lac to heirs of the victim.
LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) of Lahore on Saturday handed death sentence to an accused of attack on an Ahmadi worship place and nine times life imprisonment to the other, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) converted the death sentence of two convicted murderers into life imprisonment on Friday (today), ARY News reports.