SC acquits MQM workers in Hakim Saeed assassination case

22:16 Apr 26, 2014 Pakistan

KARACHI: The Supreme Court today upheld the verdict of Sindh High Court (SHC) regarding acquittal of MQM workers in Hakim Saeed murder case.

An anti-terrorism appellate bench of the SHC had acquitted all nine people accused of murdering famous philanthropist and physician Hakim Saeed in 2001.

The verdict was challenged by the then provincial government.

MQM workers, Mohammed Amirullah, Mohammed Shakir alias Shakir Langra and Abu Imran Pasha, were among those acquitted by the court.

Responding to acquittal, senior MQM leader tweeted: “MQM is been maligned for 16 years in the name of Hakeem Saeed and now HONOURABLY ACQUITTED by SC. Why it takes a generation always.” – SAMAA

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