‘Convicted’: Model Fehmina Chaudhry’s murderer sentenced to death
Accomplice awarded life term with five years of rigorous imprisonment, fined
ISLAMABAD: A sessions court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to a man convicted of murdering model Fehmina Chaudhry in 2013.
Chaudhry who hailed from Karachi and was based in Singapore went missing during her visit to Islamabad in October 2013.
She was found dead a few days later.
On October 12, 2013, Aabpara police booked two persons — Moaz Waqar and Asif Mehmood — for murdering Chaudhry as well as for fraud and cheating.
On Tuesday, Islamabad Additional Sessions Judge (West) Abida Sajjad convicted the two of murder, fraud as well as causing disappearance of evidence of offence.
The court has sentenced Waqar to death and payment of compensation of Rs300,000 each to legal heirs of the deceased.
The convict will undergo an additional six months of imprisonment, if he fails to pay the compensation.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 1st, 2016.