ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday suspended the death penalties granted by the military courts to six terrorists suspects.
Noor Saeed, Haider Ali, Murad Khan, Inayatullah, Israruddin and Qari Zahir were sentenced to death on April 2 by the military courts which have been created through an established alteration under the National Action Plan.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) had asked for the top court to pass an interim, staying execution of the denounced detainees.
The lawyer general of Pakistan said the detainees have the privilege to request against the dark warrants under the Army Act.
The convicts were apparently included in a few genuine unlawful acts.
A 17-judge seat, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk heard the case in the zenith court today (April 16).
The SCBA had recorded an application through Asma Jahangir, asking for the pinnacle court pass a break request staying execution of the men sentenced by the military courts till the last transfer of the sacred appeal.
It likewise begged that as the watchman of the Constitution the peak court needs to guarantee the principal rights.
“The recent trials of military courts are neither public nor transparent and military courts do not ordinarily observe principle of due process thus the apprehensions of the petitioner are genuine and have merit,” read the plea.
It comes as a good gesture amid a lot of buss about the credibility of military courts and the fact that decisions made by them could not be challenged , people even started asking ‘Is It All About Khaaki’ ?