Court convicts man in rape case.

LAHORE -- A special court on Tuesday handed down 15-year jail term to a man involved in a rape case.

The court also imposed Rs 500,000 fine on the convicted Muhammad Ashraf. The accused would undergo additional punishment in case of non-payment of fine, the court ordered.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Chaudhry Rehmat Ali, presiding officer of special court dealing with gender-based violence cases, conducted the trial proceedings and announced the verdict after hearing arguments of parties and...

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