Friday, 10 August 2012

Murdering Husband cannot be given capital punishment

  Citation Name  : 2011  SCMR  200     SUPREME-COURT
  Side Appellant : MUKHTAR AHMAD
  Side Opponent : State
                        S. 302(b)---Constitution of Pakistan, Art. 185(3)---Qatl-e-amd---Deceased was the wife of the accused---Contention was that Walis of the victim who were minor children, were direct descendants of the offender; accused, therefore, was not liable to capital punishment---Leave to appeal was granted to accused to consider the said question.

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