Supreme Court rejects Mumtaz Qadri review petition against death penalty

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ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court has rejected the review petition of Mumtaz Qadri against death sentence in Salman Taseer murder case. The review petition was heard by extra bench of Supreme Court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa. As per details, the court has rejected the petition saying that blasphemy is not prove on Salman Taseer according to the records which is presented by complainant. Supreme Court also rejected the application to form larger bench to hear the case. Mumtaz Qadri’s lawyer Mian Nazir said Qadri protected the sanctity of Rasalt and we adopted legal way. He said his client’s last option was to file a mercy petition to the Pakistani president.

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