Elderly man gets death for shooting kids

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Staff Reporter

An Additional District and Sessions court sentenced a 90-year-old man to death after he was found guilty of opening fire on children in the street who were being noisy.

Additional District and Sessions’ Judge Muhammad Saeed pronounced the verdict a murder case of children who were killed for being noisy in street by the elderly man.

The man, 90, Gama alias Gaman Masih was handed down death sentence with a Rs700,000 fine.

Due to his firing, a minor boy Nauraiz Masih had lost his life while his sister and mother had sustained gunshot wounds. ‏

The convict would also have to undergo a 10-year imprisonment and Rs50,000 fine.

A case had been registered against the convict by Nishtar Colony Police, which stated the children turned noisy in a street while returning to their home from tuition.

The accused had first fought with them and later opened fire using a pump-action gun. After listening to the statements of the witnesses, the court pronounced death sentence to the man.

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