Usman Mirza sentenced to life imprisonment in sexual violence case
An Islamabad court has sentenced five convicts, including Usman Mirza the main culprit, to life in prison in an E-11 boy-girl sexual assault case.
In Islamabad, Additional Sessions Judge Ata Rabbani delivered a safe verdict in the case. Five convicts, including the main mastermind Mirza, were sentenced to life imprisonment while two convicts were acquitted. Usman Mirza, Idris Qayyum Butt, Mohib Khan Bangash, Hafiz Ata-ur-Rehman, and Farhan Shaheen were sentenced to life imprisonment while accused Umar Bilal Marwat and Rehan Hussain were acquitted in the case. Speedy trial of Mirza case was completed in 5 and a half months. On 28th September 2021, 7 accused including the main accused were indicted. The case began on July 6, 2021, after the videos went viral on social media.
They have been sentenced to life imprisonment under section 354-A (assault, use of criminal force to a woman, and stripping her of her clothes). The court has also ordered them to pay 200,000 fine each.
Tweets on Mirza’s life imprisonment
Usman Mirza and 4 of his accomplices who molested a girl in Islamabad sentenced to life imprisonment.
This is despite the fact that the victim refused to testify.
This is the Pakistan I want. This is the Pakistan we all want.
— Mir Mohammad Alikhan (@MirMAKOfficial) March 25, 2022
Addl. Sessions court sentences #UsmanMirza and 4 others with life imprisonment in the case of harassment and assaulting of a couple in Islamabad. The couple had rescinded their statement but state pursued the case
— Muhammed Hamza Shafqaat (@hamzashafqaat) March 25, 2022
Usman Mirza case update: He has been sentenced to Lifetime prison! pic.twitter.com/BAkoLZDjv5
— PTI (@PTIofficial) March 25, 2022
Usman Mirza, the man who had assaulted a man and a woman with his friends in an Islamabad apartment last year, has been sentenced to life in prison.
— Roohan Ahmed (@Roohan_Ahmed) March 25, 2022
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