Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Chief Justice of Pakistan has taken suo moto notice of Zain murder case.


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The CJP has ordered the court to send sealed record of the verdict in which the accused Mustafa Kanju, the son of a former federal minister and his five accomplices were set free.

Earlier, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) on October 27 ordered to release Mustafa Kanju, the son of former federal minister, and five others in Zain murder case when all of the witnesses reverted their statements before court failing to identify them as murders.

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The court had reserved verdict after completion of arguments on September 24 in Kanju’s acquittal case.

According to the court order prosecution failed to prove the case against son of former federal minister and none of the mentioned eye-witnesses identified him as a culprit.