18 February 2020 :
A model court in Karachi on 13 February 2020 announced a death penalty for a woman and her accomplice after finding their role in the killing of the former’s husband in 2013, ARY NEWS reported.
The court also handed down a 10-year imprisonment and Rs 300,000 in fine to each of them for committing the heinous act.
The woman killed her husband with the support of her accomplice in 2013 and tried to cover up the entire incident by showing it as a dacoity bid.
The death penalty would come into force once the two of them complete their jail term.
In November 2013, a woman allegedly hired contract killers to assassinate her husband in Karachi, ARY News reported citing police sources.
According to the details, police took the woman and her boyfriend into custody in suspicion of her husband’s murder who had been found dead a few days earlier at a park in Clifton area of Karachi.
During the interrogation, her boyfriend revealed that the woman had paid him Rs 100,000 for the assassination of her husband.
In his confessional statement, the suspect admitted that he along with another hit-man had killed her husband in his house located in Shireen Jinnah Colony.