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Security guard gets death sentence for killing bank manager

KHUSHAB: A security guard who had killed a bank manager over allegations of blasphemy has been sentenced twice to death. An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Sargodha has sentenced the security guard Ahmed Nawaz to death on two accounts, imprisonment of

ATC awards two-year jail term in Nankana Sahib incident

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore awarded two-year imprisonment to a suspect in the Gurdwara Nankana Sahib incident case. The ATC judge announced a two-year jail term to Imran Chisti and also imposed a fine of Rs10,000 Another accused

Man sentenced to death via Zoom call in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A man has been sentenced to death in Singapore via a Zoom video call for his role in a drug deal, the city-state’s first case where capital punishment has been delivered remotely. Punithan Genasan, a 37-year-old Malaysian, received the

Tayyaba torture case: SC reduces judge, his wife sentence

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday has declared its reserved verdict on appeals lodged in the Tayyaba torture case by former district judge Raja Khurram Ali Khan and his wife Maheen Zafar. Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the apex court read

Musharraf convicted

A special court has announced the long-standing verdict in high treason case against former military dictator General retired Pervez Musharraf. The former president has been sentenced to death under Article 6 for subverting the constitution. This is a historic day

Bangladesh court sentences seven to death for 2016 cafe attack

DHAKA: Seven extremists have been sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court over a 2016 attack that killed 22 people including 18 foreigners at a Dhaka cafe. A special anti-terrorism tribunal delivered the verdict in a crowded courtroom in the

Nawaz Sharif’s sentence suspended for eight weeks in Al-Azizia case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday granted bail to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Al-Azizia corruption reference, suspending his sentence for eight weeks on medical grounds. A two-member judge bench comprising Justice Amir Farooq and Mohsin Akhtar

UK court sentences man to four years for Islamophobic posts

CARDIFF: A court in the United Kingdom convicted a man to four years imprisonment for sharing pictures of himself carrying a shotgun and spreading anti-Muslims content on the Internet, reported by BBC. Cardiff’s thirty-nine-year-old Jay Davidson posted an “extremely offensive”