Human Rights

Man sentenced to death for killing transgender person in Charsadda

CHARSADDA: A district and sessions judge here on Friday convicted a man for killing a transgender person last year and awarded him death sentence with a fine of Rs1 million.

Judge Sofia Waqar Khattak pronounced that the evidence on record connected the accused, Shah Faisal, with commission of the offence.

The court ruled that in case of non-payment of fine, the convict would undergo additional six months imprisonment.

Faisal, a resident of Paindakhel area here, had killed transgender individual, namely Javed alias Gulalai, after exchanging hot words with him on Oct 23, 2021.

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