Two murderers jailed for 15 years

KARACHI: A Sessions Court on Thursday awarded 15-year imprisonment to two men for killing two persons in 2002.

An Additional District & Sessions Judge found Farhan and Chingari guilty of killing Feroz and Zuhaib within the jurisdiction of Dox police station. The judge pronounced the verdict after recording witnesses’ statements, evidences and arguments from both sides. The court observed that charges against the accused proved without any shadow of doubt.

According to the prosecution, the convicts had killed Feroz and Zuhaib on 14th December 2012 and managed to escape away. Later in 2014, the convicts were arrested in illicit weapons case within the limits of Kharadar police station and during the investigation, they had confessed their involvement in the murder case.

The forensic report suggested that weapon recovered from the possession of the convicts was used in the murders of Feroz and Zuhaib.

The court also imposed Rs 30,000 fine on the convicts who will have to undergo an additional six-month imprisonment if they fail to pay the fine amount.