KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court in Karachi handed death sentences to three murderers, a local news channel reported on Monday. According to charges, the men kidnapped a local trader in 2010 and sought Rs10 million ransom from his family which managed to pay just Rs1.9 million, on which the culprits killed the trader. The kidnappers reportedly killed the hostage in fear of getting caught. All the charges against them were proved in the court.
Businessmen in the City are often targeted by the extortionists while police response to such incidents is not satisfactory.–Online