LAHORE - A sessions court yesterday awarded death sentence on two counts to three men accused of murdering the parents of Justice (r) Javed Iqbal.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs550, 000 each on Naveed Iqbal, Abbas Shakir and Ameen Ali. Malik Abdul Hameed, 80, and Zarina, 70, were found murdered in their house on Jan 11, 2011. A case was registered against unknown robbers on the complaint of Saeed Iqbal, brother of Justice Javed. According to the prosecution, Naveed Iqbal, step brother of Justice Iqbal, in connivance with other two suspects had murdered the judge’s parents.