Govt challenges blast accused acquittal
[Dawn] The Punjab government has filed an appeal in the Lahore High Court, challenging acquittal of alleged criminal mastermind of the GPO Chowk suicide kaboom.
The government has stated that concrete evidence was produced by the prosecution before the trial court which ignored it. It said the trial court also overlooked many laws in the order of acquittal.
It requested the court to accept the appeal and set aside the acquittal. An anti-terrorism court had acquitted Shahzad Ahmad, the alleged criminal mastermind of the GPO Chowk blast which took place on Jan 10, 2008 minutes before a weekly protest rally of lawyers for the restoration of judiciary.
The alleged Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP) member was incarcerated
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
on April 26 the same year in Lahore.
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