SHC sets aside death sentence of Shahrukh Jatoi in Shahzeb murder case

KARACHI: The high-profile murder case of Karachi’s younger boy Shahzeb Khan took a brand new dramatic twist Tuesday as Sindh High Court (SHC) set aside death sentence awarded to Shahrukh Jatoi and ordered retrial of the case.

Convict Shahrukh Jatoi, the son of an influential feudal Sikander Jatoi, had filed attraction in Sindh High Court towards his death sentence.

The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in June 2013 had awarded death sentence to key accused Shahrukh Jatoi and his good friend Siraj for killing Shahzeb Khan. Two different accused Sajjad and Lashari got lifestyles imprisonment.

Shahzeb, 20, son of DSP Aurangzeb Khan used to be murdered in Karachi’s DHA neighbourhood on December 25, 2012.

On Tuesday SHC set aside the death sentences and ordered evaluation of fees towards Shahrukh Jatoi. The SHC additionally remanded the case again to the related anti-terrorism courtroom for a recent trial.

The victim’s circle of relatives strangely introduced pardon for Shahrukh and the 3 different convicts in the identify of Allah with out receiving blood cash.

They even pleaded the excessive courtroom free up them on the earliest.

The cold-blooded murder had created a public outcry and caused requires justice. Police motion got here most effective after the Supreme Court took suo moto realize of the murder.

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