A man and his four sons were awarded capital punishment today by a court in Pali district of Rajasthan for killing four persons, including three of a family, over a land dispute dating back to 2009.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Sukesh Kumar Jain sentenced Shahabuddin, Shakur Khan, Kalu Khan, Usman Khan and Rahim Baksh — all residents of Indrikon ki Dani in Pali district — to death, after finding them guilty of attacking Sharif Mohammad, Babu Khan, Lal Mohammad and Shabir Mohammad with sharp weapons and sticks and then, killing them by pouring acid on them over a land dispute on July 19, 2009.
The accused were found guilty under IPC sections 302 (murder) and 149 (unlawful assembly).
The judge also slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 on the accused.
( Source – PTI )