The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday disposed of suo motu case of the murder of Mashal Khan, a journalism student at Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU).

A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar resumed hearing of the suo motu case.

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During the proceedings, the court observed that the trial court has concluded and the accused persons have been convicted, there is no need to further proceed the case.

Earlier, a Pakistani court on February 7 convicted 31 people over the campus lynching of a university student who was falsely accused of blasphemy and sentenced one of them to death.

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