IHC to hold hearing on death-row Mumtaz Qadri’s plea

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hold a hearing of Salman Taseer’s murder case on the appeal plea of death-row Mumtaz Qadri.
As per details, Justice Noor-ul-Haq Qureshi and Justice Shaukat Siddiqui will hear the appeal plea registered by Mumtaz Qadri against his death penalty.
Earlier, Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) had given two times death penalty to Mumtaz Qadri for murdering former governor Salman Taseer however, the court later suspended the execution and summoned a hearing after the time span of 3 years and 3 months.
Moreover, IHC ordered the local administration to beef up the security arrangements whereas the presence of any irrelevant person would be strictly forbidden.

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