Petition challenging SHC orders in Shahzeb murder case submitted in Supreme Court

KARACHI: Civil society  activists have challenged the Sindh High Court determination that  revoked demise sentence passed down by anti-terrorism courtroom to  Shahrukh Jatoi and different co-accused in Shahzaib Khan’s ugly murder case in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, in keeping with Geo TV on Tuesday.

The SHC had ordered a retrial of the convicts, mentioning that  the terrorism regulations have been wrongly implemented by the police and the lawsuits of the anti-terrorism courtroom towards the appellants weren’t right kind.

 Civil society activists filed a petition in the Karachi registry of the apex courtroom simply days after a courtroom launched Shahrukh Jatoi and others on bail.

 Shahrukh Jatoi along side Nawab Siraj Ali Talpur have been sentenced to dying whilst Siraj’s brother Nawab Sajjad Ali Talpur together with his worker Ghulam Murtaza Lashari have been sentenced to lifestyles imprisonment by the Anti-Terrorism Court on June 7, 2013 for murdering a personal college scholar Shahzaib Khan on December 24, 2012. 

The courtroom declared that killing of Shahzaib Khan, who used to be murdered in DHA on December 24, 2012, used to be a case of “personal vendetta� and ordered that the trial court cases be remanded again to periods courtroom for denovo trial. 

“We in finding that this used to be a case of private vendetta therefore segment 6 of Anti Terrorism Act used to be misapplied by the police in addition to cognizance and trial used to be now not right kind,� SHC’s department bench headed by Justice Salahuddin Panhwar noticed in its judgment. 

“Accordingly, impugned judgment is put aside and the case is remanded again to the periods courtroom for denovo trial,� it ordered. The courtroom noticed that the trial courtroom can be competent to come to a decision the compromise software inside the 4 corners of the regulation in addition to different programs if filed ahead of the trial courtroom.

Prosecution alleged that Ghulam Murtaza Lashsari, an worker of Siraj Talpur, eve-teased Shahzaib’s sister ensuing in a bickering between Shahzaib and Shahrukh Jatoi, Siraj Talpur and others, however the topic used to be resolved because of intervention of the Shahzaib’s father Aurangzaib Khan.

According to the prosecution, the accused adopted Shahzaib, who left the home in his automobile after the brawl, and afterward instigation of absconding co-accused Asif Lund and Salman Jatoi, the accused Shahrukh Jatoi and Siraj Talpur made murderous attack on Shahzaib, with pistols at Khyaban-e-Beharia close to Mubarak Masjid, who succumbed to accidents at Ziauddin Hospital.

The brutal killing of the Shahzeb allegedly by the individuals belonging to influential households sparked public outrage and protest demonstrations by civil society and in the end Supreme Court additionally took suo moto realize of the incident and ordered police to arrest the culprits and prosecute them at once. 

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