Lahore High Court Acquits Two Death Row Convicts After 7 Years In Jail
Faizan Hashmi 1 month ago Mon 21st June 2021 | 09:57 PM
After seven years of imprisonment, a Lahore High Court (LHC) division bench on Monday acquitted two death row convicts over lack of evidence
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Jun, 2021 ) :After seven years of imprisonment, a Lahore High Court (LHC) division bench on Monday acquitted two death row convicts over lack of evidence.
The bench acquitted Naveed Anjum and Shehryar after setting aside the trial court sentence.
The division bench headed by Justice Shehram Sarwar Chaudhry passed the orders while allowing appeals filed by the convicts, Naveed Anjum and Shehryar, against the trial court verdict.
She submitted that the trial court acquitted the co-accused Ahmad Nawaz but convicted his clients despite differences in statements of the eye witnesses. She pleaded with the court to set aside the conviction as his clients were innocent.