An Anti-Terrorism Courtroom on Wednesday passed the death penalty to five males for his or her involvement in the burning alive of a Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan in 2014.
The five males known as Mehdi Khan, Riaz Kambo, Irfan Shakoor, Muhammad Hanif, and Hafiz Ishtiaq ─ an area prayer chief ─ have been additionally fined Rs200,000 for his or her involvement in the lynching.
8 others have additionally been charged with involvement in the lynching and sentenced to two years each and every in jail.
The 8 males have been known as Muhammad Hussain, Noorul Hasan, Muhammad Arsalan, Muhammad Haris, Muhammad Muneer, Muhammad Ramazan, Irfan and Hafiz Shahid.
A challan submitted in courtroom claimed the five males passed the death penalty amassed a big mob of loads through making bulletins over a mosque loudspeaker and incited them to violence with incendiary speech.
A mob of round 400 other folks lynched Shahzad and Shama for his or her alleged position in desecrating the Holy Quran in ultimate November. Each husband and spouse have been brick kiln staff from Chak-59 of Kot Radha Kishan, a the city in Kasur district. The lady, mom of 3, used to be pregnant.