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Malir Jail superintendent reinstated after being suspended for providing facilities to Shahrukh

KARACHI: Sindh Government on Monday reinstated Superintendent Malir Jail, Hassan Sahito, who was suspended on the orders of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) over providing C-class facilities to death row convict, Shahrukh Jatoi in murder case of Shahzeb Khan. ARY NEWS has acquired the notification issued by Sindh home minister about reinstatement of the superintendent Malir Jail. On October 27, the top judge visited different barracks of the Malir Jail and expressed resentment after seeing Shahrukh Jatoi being provided…

Landhi jail superintendent suspended over provision of ‘C’ class facilities to Shahrukh

KARACHI: Taking strong exception to provision of ‘C’ class facilities to death row convict Shahrukh Jatoi at Landhi jail, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday ordered suspension of the jail superintendent.  The chief justice visited different barracks of the Landhi jail and expressed annoyance when he saw Shahrukh Jatoi being provided ‘C’ class facilities instead of being kept in a death cell. He asked the jail superintendent as to how he provided such facilities to the death row prisoner. “Where this…

SC overturns SHC verdict, orders arrest of Shahrukh Jatoi, other suspects

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside the Sindh High Court (SHC) November 28 verdict that paved the way for the release of  Shahrukh Jatoi and others on bail, who were convicted by an anti-terrorism court in Shahzeb murder case. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, gave this verdict. The court ordered the police to immediately arrest all the suspect. It also directed the authorities to place their names on the Exit Control List (ECL). On November 28, a SHC…

SC questions civil society’s right to file appeals in Shahzeb murder case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the locus standi of members of civil society to file appeals challenging the Sindh High Court November 28 verdict that paved the way for the release of Shahrukh Jatoi and other accused on bail. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who headed the three-judge bench, questioned how civil society or NGOs could file appeals when neither the aggrieved party nor the state wanted to question the verdict. He observed that if everyone was given the right to file cases, this would…

Three-judge SC bench to hear appeals in Shahzeb murder case on Jan 31

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has fixed appeals challenging the Sindh High Court November 28 verdict that paved the way for the release of Shahrukh Jatoi and other accused for January 31. Headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, a three-judge bench will hear the appeals in the federal capital. Members of civil society have filed appeals in the apex court challenging the Sindh High Court’s November 28 verdict that set aside the sentences awarded to Shahrukh Jatoi and other accused in Shahzeb murder case. While hearing the…

Shahrukh Jatoi, other suspects in Shahzeb murder case placed on ECL

ISLAMABAD: The names of Shahrukh Jatoi and other accused persons in Shahzeb Khan murder case have been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) following the Supreme Court’s directives, ARY News reported. According to official sources, the Ministry of Interior has put the suspects’ names on the ECL in compliance with the apex court’s directives on appeals assailing the verdict that led to the release of Shahrukh Jatoi and other convicts on bail. Members of civil society have filed appeals in the Supreme Court challenging…

Court starts retrial of high-profile Shahzeb Khan murder case

KARACHI: In the wake of the Sindh High Court’s verdict, a sessions court on Tuesday commenced retrial of the high-profile Shahzeb Khan murder case. Police produced Shahrukh Jatoi, and other suspects before the District and Session Judge (South) as it began trial in the case afresh in compliance with the high court verdict that overturned sentences awarded to the accused persons by an anti-terrorism court and ordered retrial. During the hearing, the judge was informed that the legal heirs of the deceased had pardoned…