Weeks Later Supreme Court Takes Suo Moto of Christian Couple Murder

Supreme Court Suo Moto on Christian Couple Murder. PakistanTribe.Com

ISLAMABAD – Weeks after the brutal and inhumane murder of Christian couple murder, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has finally taken the suo moto notice perhaps to keep the notion that ‘justice delayed is justice denied’.

The Registrar Office of the Supreme Court confirmed on Saturday that a suo moto action was taken by the honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasir ul Mulk.

PakistanTribe also learnt that all relevant authorities were notified to submit the latest development with the highest apex court within three days.

Earlier this month a mob comprised on kiln workers and common villagers had brutally lynched a Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan – a village of district Kasur in Punjab.

Acting on the incident, around 50 villagers of Kot Radha Kishan were arrested initially in connection with the murder. Kasur District Police Officer (DPO) Jawad Qamar confirmed the arrests and said a local religious leader had fanned the issue. But the DPO did not disclose his name. PakistanTribe also learnt that local mosque’s loud speaker was used to gather mob for the brutal act.

The First Information Report (FIR) accounts the inhumane incident stating “Both Shama and Shahzad (Christian couple) were reduced to ashes in no time. Due to complete lost of human flash even the DNA test was not possible.

Moreover, later on the police investigation revealed a horrible twits in the case of brutal murder according to which Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)’s lawmaker Anees Qureshi was present on the crime scene when the couple was burnt in the village kiln.

Television reports, citing sources, maintained that PML-N’s lawmaker from the locality Anees Qureshi gathered people and arrive at the kiln after which the Christian couple was burnt in a half-conscious condition.

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