ATC awards death sentence on three counts to rapist


SWAT : Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) Malakand awarded three counts of death sentence to one Jumaraz who was convicted of rape and killing of five years old Madeha Tariq in Besham area of District Shangla.
The court imposed Rs.6 lacs fine on prime suspect over committing unnatural actwith a juvenile. The verdict was announced at anti-terrorism court Gul kada Swat under tight security.Jumaraz has to pay 2 lacs as compensation to the bereaved family.
According to Senior public prosecutor Saeed Naeem, on June 21 last year hard-hearted Jumaraz spotted five years old Madeha who was on her way to a nearby store for buying some sweets, he took away the minor to his safe compound and brutally raped her.During the rape madeha lost her senses and the accused throws her body into thewater in a filling pot.
Shangla police arrested the accused and started trial and after 9 months of hearing the anti-terrorism court (ATC) announced it’s verdict of punishment for three times death sentence along with 2 lac’s fine.Speaking to the reporters after the verdict, Madeha father Tariq Aziz said that the accused should be hanged till death publicly to set an example ofpunishment for this heinous crime, adding that we are satisfied over court decision. It is pertinent to mention here that police conducted strict security measurements in the court premises during the proceedings of the verdict.– APP


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