ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Courtroom will take up a petition in search of assessment of its ruling within the Khadija Siddiqui case on August 8, Thursday.
A 3-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, will hear the petition filed by convict Shah Hussain who challenged the apex courtroom’s Jan 23 resolution of ordering his arrest and upholding five-year time period awarded to him by a periods courtroom.
On Jan 23, the highest courtroom, accepting the plea of Khadija Siddiqui, ordered police to arrest Shah Hussain and ship him to jail from the courtroom.
Siddiqui was stabbed greater than two dozen occasions on a busy Lahore Avenue whereas she was choosing her six-year-old sister Sofia Siddiqui from college on Might 3, 2016.
She was attacked by her class fellow Hussain for reportedly rejecting a proposal.
A Lahore judicial Justice of the Peace had handed down seven-year rigorous imprisonment to Hussain after discovering him responsible of tried homicide on July 29, 2017.
Nevertheless, a periods courtroom in March 2018 put aside the minor penalties of the convict and commuted the sentenced to 5 years.
Final yr, the Lahore Excessive Courtroom acquitted the convict on lack of proof.
The matter landed within the high courtroom when then chief justice Mian Saqib Nisar took a suo motu discover of the acquittal in June 2018.