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Mashal Khan’s mother unhappy with acquittal of 26 suspects

MARDAN: Expressing dissatisfaction over the verdict of Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), mother of slain journalism student Mashal Khan on Wednesday questioned acquittal of 26 suspects from the court. Talking to press here, Mashal’s mother said the family will petition against the ‘incomplete justice’ in the high court. “The justice has not been done with the acquittals of suspects,” she maintained. She said the incomplete justice would encourage Mashal’s ‘absconding’ and ‘acquitted’ killers to take the law into their own…

Mashal lynching: Three-member inquiry to probe police negligence

MARDAN: A police inquiry committee has been formed in light of Joint Investigation Team (JIT)’s report of Mashal Khan lynching incident, to scrutinize the role of police personnel during the incident at Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU). A three member committee – under supervision of Deputy Inspector General Mardan – will submit its report within a week. Earlier, the JIT report suggested that the police did not spring into action to prevent the loss of life. The report urged that the responsible persons should be…

Mashal Khan’s murder was premeditated, reveals JIT Report

MARDAN: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed to probe Mashal Khan's lynching incident at Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU), in its report made startling revelations that the cold-blooded murder of a 23-year-old journalism student was carried out under a well-planned plot while ruling out the victim’s involvement in publishing blasphemous content, ARY News reported on Sunday.  Pakhtun Student Federation’s president and an employee of the Abdul Wali Khan University had plotted to eliminate Mashal Khan for his activism…

Mardan university reopens 40 days after lynching incident

MARDAN: The Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) reopened here on Monday after 40 days since the lynching incident of 23-year-old journalism student Mashal Khan, police also recovered weapons from the varsity’s hostel during a search operation, ARY News reported. Last month, the university had to suspend its classes in the aftermath of the lynching incident to avoid any untoward incident and further escalation of violence. The classes have finally been resumed today after hiatus of over a month. A day earlier, Mashal…

Mardan Lynching: Mashal Khan’s father complains little action against masterminds

ISLAMABAD: Father of slain journalism student at Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) – Mashal Khan – on Friday complained that no action has been taken against the masterminds of the lynching incident of his victim son, except those who acted on the direction of the conspirators, ARY News reported. "The actors have been apprehended but the directors are still out of sight", Iqbal Khan said while talking to media persons outside the Supreme Court building here. Lamenting that his son would not return, Iqbal Khan said that…

Mashal Khan lynching: Main accused confesses shooting victim over ideological differences

MARDAN: Making a confessional statement before the court, Imran Ali – the main suspect who shot on Mashal Khan – has said on Saturday that he had ideological differences with slain Journalism student, ARY News reported. Confessing of his crime, he apprised the civil judge that he blamed 23-year-old student of Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) for uttering offensive remarks against the religion. “Mashal Khan was my class mate and I, deviating from his thoughts, blamed him for speaking against the religion”, the suspect…

Mashal Khan’s shooter arrested, says DIG Mardan

MARDAN: DIG Police Mardan Muhammad Alam Shinwari has apprised media that the main suspect of Mashal Khan lynching case who fired two bullets at 23-year-old journalism student in Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) has been arrested, ARY News reported. The shooter was identified as Imran who was reportedly studying alongside the lynching victim. The DIG Mardan apprised the media that the weapon used in the incident was also recovered from accused Imran's possession and the suspect has made a confessional statement.…

KP police directed to ward off interference in Mashal lynching probe

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Thursday urged Khyber Pakthunkhwa police to ward off any possible intervention in Mashal Khan lynching case and probe it without excessive delay, ARY News reported. The apex court was hearing the case when police apprised the three-member bench that 36 suspects have been detained so far for their suspected connection with the coldblooded murder of 23-year-old Journalism student at Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKUM) in Mardan. However, the main accused who opened fire at the victim could not be…

No evidence of blasphemy found against Mashal Khan, says IG KP

PESHAWAR: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Khyber Pakthunkhwa (KP) Salahuddin Khan Mehsud on Monday in a press conference said that police unable to find any concrete evidence of blasphemy charges against slain Mardan University student Mashal Khan and two of his friends, ARY News reported. “Police did not find any evidence which could prove that Mashal Khan and his friends had committee blasphemy. The police went through the social media page administered by him and other profile posts which did not show any blasphemous…

Mufti Naeem seeks condemnation from Ulema over Mardan student’s killing

KARACHI: The Founder of Jamia Binoria, Mufti Naeem, said “Ulema should issue an official statement declaring killing an individual over blasphemy allegations is against the Shariah as well as the country’s laws." Calling on all clerics from all sects and different schools of thoughts, he urged to condemn acts of violence particularly that taking place due to the blasphemy law. “The Mardan university incident is highly regrettable and the blasphemy law is being misused”, he said while speaking in the ARY News programme…