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Announcing the verdict in Mashal Khan Lynching case, the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Haripur sentenced accused Imran to death.
According to a probe report, Mashal Khan had been vocal about the rights of students at the university and even challenged the appointment of a new vice chancellor (VC) at the university to ensure that students were able to obtain their degrees, which is not possible without the VC's signature, Dawn online reported.
Mashal, a journalism student of the Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan, was lynched on April 13 past year by a violent mob on allegations of committing blasphemy, however, investigators found no proof of blasphemy and ruled that the murder was politically motivated.
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) will give its verdict in the murder case of Mashal Khan, who was lynched by a mob at Abdul Wali Khan University previous year over allegations of blasphemy.
Speaking to the media outside the courtroom, Mashal's brother Aimal said that he hoped no one ever has to go through the ordeal his family suffered.
Party supporters also blocked the main road into Islamabad for almost three weeks a year ago in a protest against a law minister they accused of blasphemy. Security was tight for the verdict, with hundreds of police deployed and roads closed around the prison. Police guard his grave.
Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws, which seek death for insulting Islam or the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, were introduced by former military ruler General Muhammad Zia-ul Haq during the 1980s.
In 2011, a bodyguard assassinated Punjab Governor Salman Taseer after he called for the blasphemy laws to be reformed. Qadri has been hailed as a martyr by religious fundamentalists in Pakistan.
Minister Anani said he was hopeful of further discoveries at the site, which is located about 20km (12 miles) south of Cairo. The famous Egyptian archeologist Zahi Hawass has previously discovered a group of ancient Egyptian tombs in this area.
There's a chance that Cousins could be the quarterback that's missing for each of those teams, putting them all on level footing. Cousins will likely reset the market at the position whenever he finally gets the deal he's been yearning for.
The Bucks used a big second quarter to build a 19-point half-time lead, sending Chicago to their fourth straight loss. After a few minutes with teammates and trainers surrounding him, a stretcher took him off the floor.
Mosse Eneji's second yellow card of the match earned him a red card in the 47th minute and things fell apart for the Nigerians . Eneji was sent for an early shower two minutes into the second half following a foul on Hadraf to early a send booking.
Izzo, meanwhile, did not go as in depth when it comes to the allegations against Michigan State's men's basketball program. The entire board of the US Gymanstics Association has resigned as a result of their prior knowledge of the abuse.
USA stocks rebounded Wednesday following their worst two-day stretch in months, lifted by the latest round of corporate earnings. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 4.65-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 2.16-to-1 ratio favored decliners.
Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov dismissed the Dutch reports on Friday, denouncing them as unreliable. And it was the information that they were able to provide to the United States shed light on Cozy Bear .
President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting and the U.S.jobs report. Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 0.4%, as Apple (AAPL) dragged lower and despite gains by all four FANG stock tech leaders.
It's the ideal mashup with the full moon on its closest orbit to earth, and earth's shadow covering up the face of the moon. All of Alaska will be able to see the eclipse, weather-willing. "They don't necessarily line up with each other".
Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley
Prime Minister Abbasi said the war against terrorism will continue till the elimination of the last terrorist from Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, one of the deadliest against the military in recent years.
Man Wanted For Criminal Sexual Conduct With a Child
Police are telling anyone who receives the video to delete it, don't share it and to contact their internet service provider. Facebook has released a statement about a recent incident of child pornography being shared on the social media platform.
N.Korea 'earned $261m from banned exports'
These range from banning coal, iron, lead, textiles and seafood to capping crude-oil and refined petroleum products' imports. The report said there was not enough "political will" and coordination to ensure sanctions were fully working.
Former Temptations Singer Dennis Edwards Dies at Age 74
As a teen, Edwards sang gospel, but, like Sam Cooke and many other prominent gospel performers, he turned to rhythm & blues. According to Rolling Stone , Dennis was best known as a lead singer of legendary Motown music group the Temptations .
Hyundai unveils sketches of next-generation Santa Fe SUV
To help revive sales, Hyundai said it plans to begin selling the Kona subcompact SUV in the USA market in February or March. The midsize SUV will start receiving pre-orders from Feb. 7 and will officially start sales by the end of February.
'Glee' star dead amid sentencing for child pornography
While no cause of death has been officially confirmed as yet, TMZ report that it may be linked to an apparent suicide. Police found a cache of explicit images on his computer depicting children as young as 10 in sexual situations.