Mashal Khan murder case: Court indicts 57 suspects

Mashal Khan murder case: Court indicts 57 suspects

Haripur (Web Desk): An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has indicted 57 suspects in Mashal Khan murder case and bail applications of 17 accused have been rejected, on Tuesday.

A hearing of Mashal Khan murder case was held in ATC Abbottabad, where Mashal's father Iqbal Khan and a large number of people from Mardan were also present.

According to details, after hearing the arguments of both sides, Justice Fazal Subhan of ATC rejected the bail applications of 17 accused in the case, and directed to shift the case to Central Jail Haripur, where the hearings will now take place on a day-to-day basis.

On April 13, a journalism student at Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan, Mashal Khan, 23, was brutally killed by a violent mob, which had accused him of blasphemy.

Police registered cases under sections 148-422-302-324-143 against the arrested accused in Mahsal Khan case, including Sajid Ali, Wajid Malang, Asif Ali, Waleed Ayub, Syed Wajid Ali, Mujeeb Ullah, Sajjad Ali, Urfanullah, Nasrullah, Syed Abbas, Aziz Khan, Atif Munsif, Fazeelat Jan, Muhammad Asif Khan, Sahibzada Muhammad Sohaib, Anas Ali, Zeeshan Khan and others.

Earlier, on July 27, two members of Peshawar High Court (PHC) bench ordered to move the case to ATC Abbottabad and shifted the accused to Central Jail Haripur.