Pakistan – Supreme Court maintains Mumtaz Qadri’s death penalty, says he is a terrorist

SC maintains Mumtaz Qadri’s death penalty, says he is a terrorist

BY NASIR IQBAL

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday maintained the conviction of Mumtaz Qadri — the killer of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer — by an Anti Terrorism Court.

The Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) March 9 verdict which had rejected Qadri’s application against his death sentence under the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) but accepted his application to void the Anti Terrorism Act’s (ATA) Section 7,was overturned by the court.

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