ISLAMABAD: The three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa on Tuesday rejected the review petition filed by Capt. (Retd) Zaffar Iqbal regarding his death sentence for killing 11 family members of the Capt. Sarwar Shaheed.
According to details, Capt. Zaffar Iqbal killed 6 members of Capt. Sarwar Shaheed family in the Arya Mohallah, Rawalpindi.He had also killed 5 other close relatives of Capt.Sarwar on January 10, 1994.
The Anti-Terrorist Court had announced death sentence for accused Zafar Iqbal and the Lahore High Court had also maintained ATC order.
In 2008, Zafar Iqbal approached Supreme Court and filed petition against his death sentence but the apex court rejected his petition and maintained the LHC order.
Today, Zafar Iqbal filed a review petition against SC order which was also rejected by the court.