Punishment of Murder in Pakistan
In Pakistan section 302 of Pakistan Penal Code governs the punishment of murder which is also known as punishment of qatl-i-amd.
Punishment of murderer is;
- Punished with death as qisas
- Punished with death or imprisonment for life as tazir having regard to the facts and circumstances of the case, if the proof in either of the forms specified in section 304 is not available
- Punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to twenty-five years, where according to the injections of islam the punishment of qisas is not applicable