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Benazir Bhutto (BB) murder case

FIA seeks harsher punishment for accused in Benazir Bhutto murder case

RAWALPINDI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday appealed the verdict of an anti-terrorism court in the Benazir Bhutto murder case before the Lahore High Court’s Rawalpindi Bench, ARY News reported. An anti-terrorism court had acquitted five suspects and awarded imprisonment of 17 years to two police officers - Saud Aziz and Khurram Shahzad - in the December 27, 2007 assassination of the former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. The FIA filed two separate appeals, challenging the acquittal of five suspects said…

PPP moves LHC against judgment in Benazir Bhutto murder case

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Monday challenged the verdict of an anti-terrorism court in former prime minister Benazir Bhutto murder case, ARY News reported. Senior Advocate Sardar Latif Khosa filed three appeals in the Lahore High Court’s Rawalpindi bench against the verdict of the trial court. One of the appeals was against the court’s decision to declare former military ruler Pervaiz Musharraf as absconder. Speaking to media, Khosa said it was decided during a party meeting with PPP…

Five suspects acquitted in Benazir Bhutto murder case detained

RAWALPINDI: Adiala jail authorities have been directed to detain the five suspects, associated with the defunct Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), in the Benazir Bhutto murder case for thirty days. Quoting sources, ARY News reported, interior ministry has directed the jail authorities to detain the five suspects - Rafaqat Hussain, Hasnain Gul, Sher Zaman, Aitzaz Shah and Abdul Rasheed - at Adiala jail under the relevant laws for a period of a month. A day earlier, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) announced verdict in the…