Supreme Court dismisses Mumtaz Qadri’s review petition against death sentence, The Supreme Court on Monday rejected Mumtaz Qadri’s survey appeal against his capital punishment, which was initially honored in 2011 by a hostile to terrorism court, for gunning down then Punjab senator Salman Taseer.
Dismissing Qadri’s request, the court said his legal advisors had neglected to “set up impiety” for the situation furthermore dismisses the development of a bigger seat to hear the contentions.
Supreme Court dismisses Mumtaz Qadri’s review petition against death sentence
“Mumtaz Qadri has admitted to the slaughtering at all stages and was captured from the wrongdoing scene,” the court said.
“It is our obligation to protect the law and stand by our promises,” commented Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, who was heading the three-judge seat.
In Oct 2011, a hostile to terrorism court (ATC) in Rawalpindi had sentenced Qadri to death on two tallies – under segment 302 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and segment 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) – for slaughtering Taseer.
Taking after the sentencing, Qadri’s direction had tested the ATC’s choice through two applications that month.
The main appeal had requested that Qadri’s capital punishment be subdued and the second requested Section 7 of the ATA to be pronounced void from the sentencing.
In its decision on the advance in March 2015, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) rejected Qadri’s application against his capital punishment under the PPC yet acknowledged his request 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 upset the IHC decision that uprooted Section 7 of the ATA, which requests the death penalty for demonstrations of terror