Woman sentenced to death in Pakistan for killing husband

By Indo Asian News Service | Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 7:40:04 PM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Multan on Tuesday sentenced a woman to death on two counts after finding her guilty of murdering her husband.

Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Multan on Tuesday sentenced a woman to death on two counts after finding her guilty of murdering her husband.

A first information report had been registered against the accused, Yasmeen, at Ludden Vehari Police Station in Multan on June 23, Dawn reported.

Judge Malik Khalid Mehmood, in his verdict said that Yasmeen has been found guilty of "the brutal and gruesome murder of her husband," Muhammad Imran Ashraf.

"The convict sprinkled acid on Muhammad Irfan Ashraf, entailing his death," the verdict noted.

Yasmeen was sentenced to death under the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 and the Pakistan Penal Code.

--IANS

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