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Two death sentences given to Pak man over rape, murder

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013 - 19:42

Lahore: A Pakistani court has awarded two death sentences to a man who raped and killed an eight-year-old girl in the central Punjab province.

Muhammad Usman was sentenced by Additional Sessions Judge Wasimur Rehman Khakwani during a hearing at a court here on Thursday.

The judge also ordered Khakwani to pay a fine of Rs 250,000 to for his offence.

Usman, a resident of Green Town in Lahore, kidnapped Naheem Sonu when she had gone to a market near her home to buy some candies.

He took her to a deserted place and raped and killed her, prosecutors said.


First Published: Friday, March 15, 2013 - 19:06
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