MIRPUR (AJK) - Additional District Criminal Court Mirpur on Thursday sentenced five accused, including three brothers, to different terms of rigorous imprisonments in famous murder case of Raja Muhammad Sarfraz in Baili Bathaar village, Mirpur district.

The court comprising Additional District and Sessions Judge Chaudhry Muhammad Sajaad and District Qazi Awais Ahmed awarded 25 years rigorous imprisonments each to four accused including three brothers, identified as Naseer Akbar, Jehangir Akbar and Tariq Akbar and Muhammad Kabir, along with fine Rs300,000 each. The court also sentenced the fifth accused - Muhammad Arshad to five years rigorous imprisonment.

Four of the convicts were immediately arrested from the court room soon after the verdict was announced.

Besides, one of the culprits was brought to the court from the Central Jail Mirpur. According to prosecution, the accused had gunned down one Raja Muhammad Sarfraz, over an old enmity, some time ago in village Baili Bathaar in Dadayal sub division of Mirpur district.