KARACHI: The Sindh Excessive Court docket on Monday reserved its verdict on appeals filed by the accused difficult their sentences within the Shahzeb Khan homicide case.
Because the listening to acquired below approach earlier at present, the petitioners’ lawyer knowledgeable the courtroom that Shahzeb Khan’s father had handed away and his widow and two daughters have been residing overseas and didn’t want to seem within the courtroom. The lawyer additional mentioned that the courtroom representatives may contact them by way of Skype or every other technique to confirm details about a compromise reached earlier.
The state lawyer contended that the state had objected to the compromise between the aggrieved celebration and the suspects, as and not using a particular public prosecutor a compromise can’t be provided.
The courtroom said in its remarks that the deceased’s heirs’ handle particulars must be on report on the very least, and that in the event that they have been afraid of anybody or hiding from anybody then they need to register a case over the matter.
After the completion of the attorneys’ arguments, the courtroom then reserved its verdict on the appeals in opposition to the sentences of the accused Shahrukh Jatoi, Siraj Talpur, Sajjad Talpur and Ghulam Murtaza Lashari.
Shahzeb Khan homicide case
An anti-terrorism courtroom in 2013 had awarded loss of life sentences to Shahrukh Jatoi and Siraj Talpur for the homicide of Shahzeb, whereas life sentences have been awarded to Sajjad Ali Talpur and Ghulam Murtaza Lashari.
Shahzeb was gunned down by Jatoi in a complicated locality of Karachi on December 25, 2012.
The Sindh Excessive Court docket later put aside the punishments awarded to the accused by the anti-terrorism courtroom and ordered a retrial of the case in a classes courtroom.
The Supreme Court docket earlier this 12 months took a sou motu motion and nullified the SHC order.