HYDERABAD : Anti-Terrorism Court here on Thursday sentenced two persons to death for killing a person in 2015, who had refused to pay them ‘bhatta’.

The court found both Shoaib Qadri and Syed Imran Ali guilty in the murder of Hassan Khoso, who had sustained critical gunshot wounds after the assault and died in the hospital.

In another case of possession of illegal weapons, the court sentenced Qadri and Ali to seven years in jail.

The two were also ordered to pay Rs200,000 fine each in a murder case and Rs50,000 fine each in the case of possessing unlicenced weapons.

According to A-Section police station, five persons had been nominated in the FIR, but three of them, Noman, Sadiq and Babul were absconders.