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SC to hear Khadija Siddiqi stabbing case tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court will take up the Khadija Siddiqi stabbing case on Jan 23 (tomorrow). Headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa the bench will hear an appeal filed by the stab victim, Khadijia Siddiqi against the Lahore High Court's (LHC) decision to acquit the accused. Siddiqi, 24, was stabbed more than two dozen times on a busy Lahore Street where she arrived to collect her six-year-old sister Sofia Siddiqui from school on May 3, 2016. She was attacked by her class…

LHC acquits main accused in Khadija stabbing case

LAHORE: About a year after the main accused in Khadija Siddiqui stabbing case was sentenced seven years imprisonment, the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday reversed the jail term and acquitted him, ARY News reported. Shah Hussain, son of an influential lawyer Tanver Hashmi, was arrested from the court room last year and handed down a collective imprisonment of 23 years in the case of attempted murder of the law student. Khadija has decided to move the Supreme Court after LHC Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem announced the…