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Concept of Diyat

November 29, 2018


APROPOS the two letters ‘Concept of diyat’ (Nov 5 and 19). What about a murderer who is poor and cannot pay diyat, although the legal heirs of the victim want to pardon him if he pays the money? Would the state take his life only because the murderer is poor?

Dr Khurrum Fiazuddin

Published in Dawn, November 29th, 2018