A local court has convicted a bus conductor for killing a passenger more than a decade back in Sopore in North Kashmir. The judgment was pronounced by Additional District Sessions Judge Sopopre on Wednesday.
The local news agency reported that the court found accused Nazir Ahmad Parra involved in the killing of Arbaz Ahmad Khan Baba Shukur Din (RA) junction near Watlab back in 2009 when he boarded a bus and was asked by Parra, who was conductor of the bus to move to the rooftop which Arbaz refused.
According to the judgment, Arbaz was hit by Parra by an iron rod on his chest leaving him seriously injured and later succumbed at SKIMS.
The court convicted him under Section 304 (1) RPC which warrants a jail term of ten years up to life imprisonment.
The State was represented by Public Prosecutor Sopore Sheikh Mushraf Ahmad.
Meanwhile, the quantum of judgment would be pronounced on 25th July. Two other accused have been evicted from the charges.
(With inputs from RNA )