Karachi: An-anti terrorism court (ATC) will announce verdict in Shahzeb Khan’s murder case here on Friday, say media reports.

Shahzeb Khan, 20, was shot dead on the night between December 24 and 25 last year. Seven people including Shahrukh Jatoi, Nawab Siraj Talpur his brother Sajjad Talpur and their employee Murtaza Lashari were booked in the murder case. However, the court declared three accused as absconders as they are still at large.

Under anti-terrorism laws cases are decided within seven days but proceedings in the aforesaid case were completed in two months and 20 days given the complex nature of case.

During the course of trial the ATC had upheld its decision of declaring key accused Shahzeb an adult after reviewing ossification report and other documentary evidences.