SC releases life-sentenced prisoners after eight years

Islamabad: The Supreme Court on Tuesday released three life-sentenced prisoners after eight years. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa headed a three-member bench of the apex court to resume the hearing of the case pertaining to a murder in Dera Ghazi Khan. The top judge remarked that if eyewitnesses were scared of threats being given to them, then they should not have sought justice. “It is Allah’s command, witnesses should present their testimony with truth in the court,” he said. Regarding findings of the investigation into the case, he said that abductee was not recovered by police officers as they had been threatening. Furthermore, he remarked that the abductee had not coordinated with investigations for six months and even did not provide any reasons for that.