Srinagar acid assault case: two get life imprisonment

The Jammu & Kashmir court docket on Tuesday sentenced two individuals to life imprisonment in an acid assault case in Srinagar.

“I’m proud of the judgement. It’s the utmost punishment for the crime underneath the regulation. I want regulation offered for capital punishment in such offences,” the sufferer stated after the judgement.

Jawad Ahmed, Principal District and Classes Courtroom, Srinagar, pronounced the quantum of punishment within the case. “The prosecution has been capable of set up the costs towards the accused individuals past any affordable shadow of doubt. As such, this chargesheet is accepted and the accused individuals are held responsible for the offences punishable underneath Sections 326-A, 201 and 120-B Ranbir Penal Code (RPC),” the court docket stated.

The court docket imposed a effective of ₹5 lakh every on the convicts and termed the acid assault as “horrific act” carried out underneath “a properly considered, properly deliberate and an organised act.”

“Pictures of the sufferer from earlier than and after the assault themselves communicate of the extent of injury attributable to the assault. This has not solely precipitated bodily trauma, but in addition psychological trauma to the sufferer,” the court docket noticed.

The accused have been recognized as Irshad Amin Wani alias Sunny from Wazirbagh of Srinagar and Mohammed Umer Noor, a resident of Bemina, Srinagar.

On December 11, 2014, the regulation pupil was grievously injured when the duo conspired to hold out an acid assault on her close to Nowshera on the outskirts of Srinagar. The sufferer was on the way in which to her faculty when acid was thrown at her. They attacked the sufferer after she turned down Wani’s proposal.

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