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Khadija stabbing case: SC accepts appeal against acquittal of Shah Hussain | Pakistan

LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has formally accepted the appeal once more acquittal of Shah Hussain, who was earlier convicted for stabbing legislation scholar Khadija Siddiqui.

Khadija had filed an appeal against the acquittal of Shah Hussain. 

During a listening to in Supreme Court’s Lahore registry on Wednesday, the court docket ordered Hussain to submit bonds of Rs100,000.

Hussain was convicted in 2017 for brutally attacking then 23-year-old legislation scholar Khadija with a knife in Lahore on May three, 2016. His seven-year sentence by a judicial Justice of the Peace was decreased to a two-year sentence by a trial court docket in March.

However, on June four, the Lahore High Court ordered his acquittal.

After the acquittal was introduced, Khadija introduced she would problem her case within the high court docket.

Subsequently, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took suo motu discover on the case on June 5 and later additionally lashed out at Lahore High Court Bar Association that regretted the highest decide’s resolution of taking discover on Hussain’s acquittal.

During a listening to of the case, the CJP requested Hussain’s father how he run a marketing campaign against the apex court docket and cross a decision against it.

“Had something similar happened to the daughter of a lawyer, would your attitude have been the same?” the CJP had requested him.

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