Justice wasn’t done in Zain murder case: Justice Amir

LAHORE: “No matter how influential the accused may be, the court will reach its judgment strictly in the light of law,” said Justice Amir Hani Muslim of the Supreme Court while conducting a suo moto hearing of suspects’ release in Zain Murder case. A three-judge SC bench, headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim, held the hearing on Monday in connection with the suo moto notice taken on the release of Mustafa Kanju and four other accused by an anti-terrorism court in Zain murder case. During the course of today’s hearing twenty-three witnesses, including Zain’s mother, were presented before the court. Justice Amir Hani Muslim in his remarks said they way the anti-terrorism court held proceedings of the case it seems that justice was not done. The anti-terrorism court that was hearing the Zain murder case had released all the five accused on October 27 after the 14 witnesses had backtracked from their earlier statements. Later, Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali had taken a suo moto notice of their release on October 30.


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