ISLAMABAD: An Anti-Terrorism Court here on Friday awards death sentence to three persons on charges of sharing blasphemous content on social media.

Abdul Waheed, Rana Noman, and Nasir Sultani has received death penalty in a case related to the uploading of sacrilegious material on social media.

According to the details, the court sentenced 10 years imprisonment to the other accused Anwaar Ahmed, and awarded a fine of Rs, 100,000.

Anti-terrorism court Judge Raja Jawad Abbas delivered the verdict.

The case was registered by the FIA ​​on March 19, 2017. 17 prosecution witnesses testified in the case. According to the reports, the accused Rana Noman and Abdul Waheed presented four witnesses in their defense.

Back on September 5, 2020; Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Islamabad reserved its judgment on the bail plea of the accused named in a case pertaining to uploading of blasphemous material on social media.

The accused Nasir Ahmed Sultani, Abdul Waheed, Rana Noman, and Anwaar Ahmed were produced before ATC Judge Raja Jawad Abbas Hassan. The court reserved the decision after listening to arguments from both sides at large and adjourned the case.


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