Hearing in Noor case adjourned – 15 Sep 2022

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday adjourned the hearing till October 5 on appeals challenging the conviction of Zahir Jaffar and others in the Noor Muqqadam murder case. A division bench headed by Justice Aamer Farooq heard the appeals of the convicts against their sentences. The court inquired whether the main convict had hired any lawyer, otherwise, the court would provide him an advocate to contest his appeal. The court was told that Zahir Jaffar had already hired a lawyer. The court instructed the prosecution to complete paper box and adjourned the hearing of the case. A trial court had handed down a death penalty to Zahir Jaffar and imprisonment sentences to the co-accused in the Noor Muqqadam murder case.

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