BAHAWALPUR: Dunyapur Additional District and Sessions Judge Rafaqat Ali Qamar on Friday handed down death sentence along with a fine of Rs200,000 to a murder convict.

According to the prosecution, convict Aurengzeb had shot dead his wife Sana Bibi and injured mother-in-law Zainab Bibi over a family dispute at village 17-M in the limits of Dunyapur Saddar police station on May 1, 2020.

Meanwhile, Dunyapur police claim to have arrested a suspect on the charge of raping a 15-year old girl.

According to an FIR 905/22 registered under section 376-PPC on the complaint of the victim’s mother, the accused had raped the girl a few days ago.

Published in Dawn, December 24th, 2022

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