ATC decided hearing of Benazir Bhutto murder case on daily basis

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi on Monday decided to hear the Benazir Bhutto murder case on daily basis.

The last witness in the case recorded his testimony during the Monday’s hearing, whereas, the discussion on the case will start from Tuesday. Special public prosecutors Chaudhary Azhar and Khawaja Imtiaz resume presenting their final arguments.

Former CPO Rawalpindi Saud Aziz and former SP Khurram Shahzad, who are currently on bail as they were accused in the case, appeared before the ATC. FIA Prosecutor Chaudhry Azhar also appeared before the court.

ATC Judge Mohammad Asghar Khan postponed the hearing of the case until Tuesday.

Since 2008, eight different judges have headed the Benazir Bhutto murder trial and the prosecution has filed eight separate challans since the proceeding started on February 29, 2008.

The four men Abdul Rasheed, Aitzaz Shah, Rafaqat Hussain and Hasnain Gul, accused of being involved in the suicide blast that caused the death of PPP chairperson and 20 other people, have also been arrested.

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