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Man convicted of murdering wife

By Our Correspondent 2022-07-28
TAXILA: A local court in Attock convicted a man of murdering his wife over a domesticdisputeinMadrota village around two years ago.

Additional Sessions Judge Mirza Shahid Baig sentenced 48-year-old Ali Marjan to rigorous life imprisonment for strangling to death his wife over a domestic dispute on Aug 5, 2020.

The judge also imposed a fine of Rs300,000 on Marjan as compensation paid to legal heirs of the victim.

According to the first investigation report (FIR) registered under sections 302 and 201 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC), the accused escaped after committing the crime.

During proceedings, the prosecution contended that substantial evidence was available on record which established involvement of Marjan in the cold-blooded murder of the woman.