Hearing of appeals in BB murder case adjourned

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Staff Reporter

The appeals filed by the former President Asif Ali Zardari, police officials and Federation of Pakistan in the Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi Bench could not be taken up on Wednesday due to the absence of Pakistan People Party (PPP) advocates in Benazir Bhutto murder case.

According to details, the police presented the convicted Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan members before the LHC Rawalpindi bench comprising Justice Sadaqt Ali Khan and Justice Sheram Sarwar Chaudary while former CPO Saud Aziz and SP Khurram Shazad were also present. The Court ordered the registrar LHC to fix the new date of the case accordingly.

Earlier the police officers former CPO Saud Aziz and Khurram Shazad had filed appeals against 17-year imprisonment and fine awarded on them by ATC in the BB murder case while Federation through petitions had challenged the acquittal of five TTP accused Rafaqat Hussain, Hussnain Gul, Aitzaz Shah, Sher zaman and Abdul Rasheed in BB case.