ATC put 57 suspects on trial for Mashal Khan murder case


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ABBOTTABAD: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Tuesday indicted 57 accused in lynching case of Abdul Wali Khan University student, Mashal Khan, Aaj News reported.

According to reports, the Abbottabad ATC formally indicted 57 accused in today’s hearing.

Justice Fazal Subhan of ATC Abbottabad rejected bail application of 17 accused in the case and ordered to shift the trial at Central Jail Haripur where further proceeding of the case will be held from tomorrow (Wednesday).

Mashal Khan was a student at the Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan who was mercilessly killed by angry mob in the premises of the university on 13 April 2017, over sham allegations of committing blasphemy.