Quetta teenager acquitted in triple murder case – 22 Nov 2022

Parents forgive the youngster, calling the killing of his brothers ‘a mistake’

In a major development of the murder case of three brothers, Additional district and session Judge, Quetta acquitted the teenager Qais Khan under Qisas and Deyat— forgiven by his parents.

According to the sources, the accused Qais Khan appeared before the court of Additional Session Judge, but the parents of the victims forgave the accused. Parents told that he has committed a mistake which we have forgiven.

Qais Khan, son of famous health practitioner Dr Nasir Khan, was accused of killing his three brothers over domestic issues on September 26, 2022 and was arrested by the police.

According to an official of the prison department, family members came and took the accused Qais Khan along with them. The accused was released from Quetta jail after the court judgment.

He had confessed about the firing on his brothers, saying he didn’t have good relations with them as they used to make insulting remarks about him, adding that the suspect was also expecting a big share in property.

Abdul Haq Umrani, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operations had said, the victims were coming from a wedding party when the accused opened fire and killed his own brothers on September 26 this year.

The dead bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta where a large number of people gathered inside the hospital. Asghar Khan Achakzai, parliamentary leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) in the Balochistan Assembly, and others had reached the hospital after hearing about the incident.

The heart wrenching incident occurred at Quetta’s Railway Society in which three brothers were killed and house servant Asfand was injured on a small domestic issue.

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