Punjab

LHC acquits a death row convict

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday acquitted a death row convict who was sentenced for rape and murder of an eight year old child, ARY News reports.

A man named Zameer was awarded death penalty by a lower court for raping and murdering an eight year old girl. He then filed an appeal in the high court against the capital punishment.

A division bench of LHC heard his appeal today. He was released after the bench found contradictions between the forensic reports, eye witness accounts and statements of the witnesses.

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