The Islamabad High Court accepted the appeal of Mumtaz Qadri, the self-confessed murderer of Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer on Tuesday and admitted the death sentence handed to him by an ATC for regular hearing.
During the course of hearing, former chief justice Lahore High Court Justice Muhammad Muhammad Khawaja Sharif, Justice (retd) Mian Nazir Akhtar, Malik Muhammad Rafiq, Advocate Raja, Shujaur Rahman and Tariq Dhamial appeared before the court with Sharif leading the panel.