Srinagar acid assault case: two get life imprisonment

The Jammu & Kashmir courtroom 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 below the legislation. I want legislation supplied for capital punishment in such offences,” the sufferer mentioned after the judgement.

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

The courtroom imposed a high quality of ₹5 lakh every on the convicts and termed the acid assault as “horrific act” carried out below “a properly considered, properly deliberate and an organised act.”

“Pictures of the sufferer from earlier than and after the assault themselves converse of the extent of injury brought on by the assault. This has not solely brought on bodily trauma, but in addition psychological trauma to the sufferer,” the courtroom 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 legislation scholar 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 school when acid was thrown at her. They attacked the sufferer after she turned down Wani’s proposal.

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