ISLAMABAD, Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) has awarded death penalty to three persons for sharing blasphemous content on social media.
Judge Raja Jawad Hussain of ATC announced the judgement Friday in the presence of the accused.
The court had reserved judgement on December 15, 2020.
The court awarded death sentence to three accused including Nasir Ahmad Sultan, Rana Noman and Abdul Wahid. One accused professor Anwar Ahmad has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and awarded fine of Rs one lac.
The perpetual arrest warrants of four absconding accused were also issued.
The court said in its verdict that blasphemy charges have been proved against the accused persons.