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Rapists awarded death penalty

17 January, 2007

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KARACHI: The additional district session judge West, Ms. Sher Bano Karim has sentenced rapists Haider, Karim Baksh, and Taj Wali to death while Michael has been sentenced to life term imprisonment.

All the confirmed criminals have also been ordered to pay the hapless victim Rs. 50,000 each.

The hapless victim, Taj Bibi had registered a case against the said criminals on 03rd Feb 2004 complaining that her 14 year old Sumaira worked as a maid in a Defense Colony house, whence the driver, Michael also employed there came to her and took her in car on the pretext of being wanted by her employer.

Instead of taking her to the employer`s bungalow, he took her somewhere else and handed her over to two of his accomplices Haider, Karim Baksh and Taj Wali, who took her to an under construction house and subjected her to gang rape.


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