Police officers escort Zahir Jaffer, a US national of Pakistani origin, after court announced a death sentance to him for raping and beheading Noor Mukadam, 27, the daughter of a former diplomat, at district court in Islamabad, on Thursday. (Reuters)

Pakistani-American man handed death sentence for beheading ex-diplomat’s daughter

  • Zahir Jaffer, 30, murdered Noor Mukadam in July last year
  • The murder sparked public outrage, grabbed media attention across Pakistan
By Aamir Saeed ·