07 February 2018 :
The additional district and sessions judge, Lakki Marwat awarded death sentence to an accused in the murder case of the brother of a girl who had refused to marry him.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Nasir Kamal Yousafzai awarded death sentence to Manzoor Khan on the charges of killing Zafar Ali, 18, the only son of his parents.
The court imposed a fine of Rs2 million on the accused to be paid to the legal heirs of the deceased.
The first information report lodged in 2009 by Sodad Khan, father of the deceased, said the accused Manzoor Khan opened fire at a car in which Sodad Khan’s wife, two daughters and son were going to attend a marriage ceremony. In the firing, he added, his only son Zafar Ali was killed.
The complainant stated that before the occurrence the accused Manzoor Khan had sent a marriage proposal to his house for one of his daughters and after refusal by his daughter and son, the accused opened fire at them when the family members were going to attend a marriage ceremony.
The order said after the occurrence the accused remained absconder for more than four years and the trial commenced in 2014 after his arrest.
Advocate Salahuddin appeared for the complainant while public prosecutor Imranullah represented the state in the case.
The court awarded the sentence to the accused Manzoor Khan after completion of arguments from all the parties.