Pakistani Soldier Gets Death Sentence in Shooting

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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A Pakistani court has sentenced to death a paramilitary soldier for the June killing of an unarmed man that was caught on camera and broadcast on television.

The anti-terrorism court also Friday handed out life sentences to five other soldiers and a civilian who were involved with the shooting death.

The broadcast of the murder sparked growing anger against Pakistan's security forces already tarnished for their failure to detect an American commando raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in May.