Murder of Barrister Fahad Malik
A sessions and District on Tuesday in Islamabad sentenced three defendants in the murder of Barrister Fahad Malik to life in prison.
Raja Arshad Mehmood, Noman Yaqoob alias Nomi Khokhar, and Raja Hashim Khan were found guilty of murder by Judge Mohammad Atta Rabbani.
The nephew of former Senate Chairman Mohammad Mian Soomro, Fahad Malik, was shot and killed in F-10/3 on a service road. On August 15, 2016, he was killed in the Shalimar section of the Islamabad police station.
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PPC Section 302
The Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) section 302 was utilised by the court to convict all of the defendants, who were each given a life sentence and a fine of Rs500,000. They were found guilty in accordance with section 148 of the PPC and given three years in prison and a fine of Rs 20,000 each.
The defendants received a 10-year sentence and a Rs. 20,000 fine under section 324 of the Pakistan Penal Code for attempting to murder Malik Tariq Ayub, who was with Fahad Malik at the time of the incident. They also received a three-year sentence and a Rs. 50,000 fine under section 337 of the PPC for injuring Ayub, and a further two-year sentence and Rs. 20,000 fine under section 427 of the PPC.