PPP files appeals in LHC against ATC verdict in BB murder case

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan People’s Party on Monday challenged an anti-terrorism courtroom’s verdict in Benazir Bhutto murder case ahead of the Lahore High Court.

Speaking to the media, Former Punjab governor and the senior PPP chief Latif Khosa stated the birthday party has filed 3 petition in the Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court. The appeals were filed against Pervez Musharraf and two suspected militants Rafaqat Hussain and Aitzaz Shah.

“We have filed appeals beneath Anti Terrorism Act,” stated Khosa who used to be accompanied by Senator Sherry Rehman and others.

The courtroom on August 31 whilst pronouncing the verdict in the case acquitted 5 accused , awarded 17-year imprisonment each and every to former deputy inspector common (DIG) Saud Aziz and previous superintendent of police (SP), Rawal Town, Khurram Shehzad, for abetting the crime, and declared former army dictator Pervez Musharraf an absconder.

Five suspects who were in prison for 9 years, together with Rafaqat Hussain, Husnain Gul, Sher Zaman, Aitzaz Shah and Abdul Rashid have been acquitted on murder fees.

The investigation businesses did not turn out a hyperlink of the 5 accused with Baitullah Mehsood, subsequently, the courtroom acquitted them.

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