Court Awards Life Sentence To Murder Accused

SRINAGAR —After a trial of nine years a local court Monday awarded life sentence to a murder accused.

In June 2009, Police Station Sumbal had registered a murder case vide FIR number 103/2009 against Muhammad Yousuf Mir son of Abdul Qadir Mir for murdering Abdul Gani Hajam son of Habibullah Hajam in Panzinara Sumbal.

Mir had attacked the victim with an axe after they entered into an argument over some business transactions.

The Court of Principal Sessions and District Judge Srinagar Muhammad Akram Chowdary after disposing the case convicted the accused and sentenced him to life imprisonment.

Public Prosecutor Syed Maqbool Ahmed told news agency CNS that the verdict gave a big relief to victim’s family. (CNS)

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