Murder suspects of Balochistan’s former minister sentence life imprisonment


KARACHI: A local court in Karachi sentenced three suspects to life imprisonment today (Saturday) in murder of Balochistan’s former provincial minister Mir Rustam.


The sentence was announced by Additional Judicial Magistrate East.

Two of the suspects in the case were acquitted over benefit of doubt.

The convicted suspects Hayat Shah, Habibullah and Taj Muhammad alongwith their companions killed the former minister in Gulshan Iqbal area on August 6, 2009.

On the other hand, an ATC sentenced a suspect Bostan Khan for 34 years in life imprisonment over police shootout, explosive material and illegal weapons.

The suspect was arrested from Sohrab Goth in January.