Sahiwal encounter suspects acquitted on weak proof

A special anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday acquitted all suspects in the Sahiwal encounter case giving them the benefit of doubt.

The suspects Safdar Hussain, Ahsan Khan, Ramzan, Saifullah, Hasnain and Nasir Nawaz appeared before the Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta, ATC number 1.

The court announced the verdict after the suspects’ lawyers completed a cross-questioning of the testimonies of government witnesses.

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