Supreme Court dismisses Mumtaz Qadri’s review petition.for gunning down then Punjab representative Salman Taseer.Dismissing Qadri’s supplication, the court said his legal advisors had neglected to “set up lewdness” for the situation furthermore dismisses the arrangement of a bigger seat to hear the contentions.
“Mumtaz Qadri has admitted to the murdering at all stages and was captured from the wrongdoing scene,” the court said.
“It is our obligation to shield the law and stand by our pledges,” commented Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, who was heading the three-judge seat.
In Oct 2011, an against terrorism court (ATC) in Rawalpindi had sentenced Qadri to death on two numbers – under segment 302 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and segment 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) – for slaughtering Taseer.
Supreme Court dismisses Mumtaz Qadri’s review petition
Taking after the sentencing, Qadri’s advice had tested the ATC’s choice through two applications that month.
The primary request had requested that Qadri’s capital punishment be subdued and the second requested Section 7 of the ATA to be proclaimed void from the sentencing.
In its decision on the bid in March 2015, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) rejected Qadri’s application against his capital punishment under the PPC however acknowledged his appeal to void ATA’s Section 7.
In October 2015, the Supreme Court, releasing Qadri’s allure against capital punishment, restored the trial court’s “conviction and sentence,” furthermore toppled the IHC decision that uprooted Section 7 of the ATA, which requests the death penalty for demonstrations of terror