Three men handed down death sentence for kidnapping girl in Rawalpindi
RAWALPINDI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) here on Tuesday handed down death sentence to three men over kidnapping a girl for ransom in Rawalpindi, ARY News reported.
The court, after finding them guilty of kidnapping a girl for ransom, awarded the death penalty to the culprits. The court also ordered confiscation of movable and immovable properties of the convicts.
The ATC handed each of the trio death sentences on two counts.
It is pertaining to mention here that the convicts had abducted a 14-year-old girl in Rawalpindi and demanded Rs10 million as ransom from her parents. Later, the culprits released the girl after receiving Rs3 million.
Earlier on September 25, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) had handed capital punishment to two men for raping and filming a teenager in Skardu.
ATC Judge Mahmoodul Hassan had announced the verdict, sentencing Muzaffar Abbas and Tajamul Hussain to death. Besides, both had also been handed life imprisonment and are required to pay a fine of Rs1 million each.
Another culprit, Mubarak had been awarded life term with Rs0.5 million fine. The convicts had forcibly raped the teenager multiple times and filmed the sexual assault to extort money from him.