Judgement of Yousuf Kazzab Blasphemy Case

Under Section 295(C) PPC Yousaf, Accused is, Convicted and sentenced to death and a fine of Rs. 50,000/- and in default thereof to undergo further imprisonment for six months. He shall be hanged by his neck till he is dead. The sentence of death is subject to confirmation of Hong’ble Lahore High Court, Lahore and a reference in this regard shall be sent immediately.
Historical Judgment

Yousaf, Accused, is convicted and sentenced as under

(i) Under Section 295(C) Pakistan Penal Code
Convicted and sentenced to death and a fine Rs. 50,000/- and in defalt thereof to undergo further imprisonment for six months. He shall be hanged by his neck he is dead. The sentence of death is subject to confirmation of Hon’ble Lahore Hight Court, Lahore and a reference in this regard shall be send immediately.

(ii) Under Section 295 (A) Pakistan Penal Code
Convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for ten years rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 50,000/- and in deafult thereof to further undergo impriosnment for six months.

(iii) Under Section 298 Pakistan Penal Code
Convicted and sentecned to imprisonment for one year rigorous imprisonment and a fine of 10,000/- and in default thereof to further undergo imprisonment for one month.

(iv) Under Section 298 (A) Pakistan Penal Code
Convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for three years rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 20,000/- and in default thereof to further undergo imprisonment for two month.

(v) Under Section 505(2) Pakistan Penal Code
Convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for seven years rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 30,000/- and in default thereof to further undergo imprisonment three one month.

(vi) Under Section 420 Pakistan Penal Code
Convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for seven years rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 20,000/- and in default thereof to further undergo imprisonment for two month.

(vii) Under Section 406 Pakistan Penal Code
Convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for seven y ears rigorous imprisonment and a fine of 20,000/- and in default thereos to further undergo imprisonment for two months.

All the sentences, as mentioned above, shall run consecutively because in case of ‘MURTAD’ the court has got no circumstance for any sort of lenient view nor it is permitted in Islam. The accused shall not be given the benefit of Section 382(B) Criminal Procedure Code.

Announced
05.08.2000

SESSIONS JUDGE,
LAHORE

Document (English): judgement-verdict-against-yusuf-kazzab-published-in-book-mentioning-zz-hamid
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