IHC verdict cleverly saves Taseer’s killer from immediate execution, paves way for his glorification

Having failed to find any justification to condone cold-blooded killing of Governor Taseer by his own bodyguard Mumtaz Qadri, Islamabad High Court (IHC) upheld his death sentence under Section-302 of the Pakistan Penal Code. The court, however, played safe and made sure to strike out a terrorism conviction, making it unlikely the Punjab Police Constable deputed … More IHC verdict cleverly saves Taseer’s killer from immediate execution, paves way for his glorification