Two awarded death sentence in Gulgee murder case

KARACHI: A district and sessions court, south, on Tuesday awarded death sentence to two men in the murder case of noted artist Ismail Gulgee, his wife and their maid.

The Additional Judicial Magistrate South awarded three consecutive life sentences to Akram and Anwar. Both were working as domestic servant at the house of Gulgee.

The court also ordered the convicts to pay a fine of Rs100,000 each.

Ismail Gulgee, his wife and their maid were found strangulated to death at their house in Clifton area in December 2007.

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Trump’s budget only works ‘if you believe in tooth fairies’

Moving past the headline numbers — $1.7 trillion in spending cuts, massive reduction in the long-term for social safety net programs, and increased defense spending — many economists and political analysts observed that the most striking part of the Trump budget is just how many assumptions it makes.

Rosy economic growth

“That’s what you can do with 3% economic growth. That’s a dynamism that used to be normal in the American economy. And that’s what we’re trying to get back to, and that’s what this budget is part and parcel of. It drives our tax reform policy, our regulatory policy, trade, energy, welfare, infrastructure, and our government’s spending priorities. Everything is keyed to getting us back to 3%.”

Double counting tax cuts…

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