Rigorous Life Imprisonment for three in Shopian


KL Report


The Principle Sessions court Shopian Monday sentenced three murder convicts to rigorous life imprisonment with fine of Rs 50,000.

The three convicts including a father son duo were convicted for murdering a person when he was offering Azaan in 2007.

The court of Principle Sessions Shopian on Monday sentenced three convicts Abdul Rashid Wani son of Ahsan Wani, Sajad Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Rashid Wani both residents of Heerpora, Shopian and Rafiq Takad son of Juma Takad resident of Rajouri to rigorous life imprisonment with fine of Rs. 50,000 for murdering Yaseen Wani son of Habibullah Wani resident of Heerpora, Shopian in 2007.

The three were convicted on October 8, 2013 and the arguments for the verdict were held on September 10, 2013. The prosecution succeeded in establishing the charge of 302/RPC read with 34 RPC against the three accused who had allegedly assaulted the victim with common intention when he was offering Isha Azaan in a local Masjid on 1st June 2007.

The court heard the prosecution and the defense in the murder case FIR number 92/2007 under section 302, 34 RPC of police station Shopian.


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