CJP takes suo moto notice of Mashal Khan’s murder

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar has taken suo moto notice on Saturday over the cold-blooded murder of Mashal Khan by fellow students over allegations of blasphemy.
The Chief Justice has directed Inspector General police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Mehsud to present a report on the incident within the next 36 hours.
Meanwhile, eight suspects who were involved in the brutally killing of Mashal Khan were charged with murder and terrorism. They were presented before an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Mardan.
Mashal, a Journalism and Mass Communications student was stripped, beaten, shot, and thrown from the second floor of his hostel at the Abdul Wali Khan University on Thursday by a large mob.
Meanwhile, the total number of people arrested in Mashal murder case has reached 13 as four including Tehsil Councillor have been handed to police under on 4-day remand.


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