Monday, February 6, 2006


Pak court hands out hand-hacking punishment

`Six people who seven years ago hacked off the limbs of four people have been ordered by the additional District and Sessions Judge Chaudhry Badardin at Kasur to undergo the same punishment along with a 54-year collective imprisonment, besides paying a fine of 100000 rupees. [..]

Taking up the appeal, the additional district and sessions judge ordered the accused, Ali Akbar’s hands to be amputated, besides handing out a 14-year imprisonment and a fine of 10,000 rupees.

Three others, namely Ali Sher, Ahmaddin and Fateh Muhammad, were handed out punishments involving chopping off the hands, a seven-year jail and a fine of 10,000 rupees each, reports the Dawn.’

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