PESHAWAR: An anti-terrorism courtroom will announce at present a verdict within the Mashal Khan lynching case, deciding the destiny of the final 4 suspects.
Mashal Khan, 23, a pupil of Mass Communications at Mardan’s Abdul Wali Khan College, was overwhelmed and shot to demise by an unruly mob on April 13, 2017, after being accused of blasphemy.
A complete of 61 suspects have been nominated within the first info report, out of those, 57 have been sentenced by an ATC on February 7, 2018. The 4 suspects that had been on the run surrendered themselves to the courtroom of regulation in June, 2018.
ATC-Three Choose Mahmoodul Hassan Khattak tried the accused and reserved verdict earlier this week after each prosecution and defence sides completed their arguments.
Key accused Imran Ali, who had confessed to capturing Mashal earlier than a judicial Justice of the Peace, was handed demise sentence on two counts final 12 months.
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He was awarded a demise sentence below Part 302(b) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC), and one other demise sentence together with a Rs100,00Zero wonderful below Part 7(1)(a) of the Anti Terrorism Act. He was additionally awarded 5 years of rigorous imprisonment below Part 15 AA-KPK, together with a wonderful of Rs50,000.