Sarfraz killing case: Afsar Khan challenges life imprisonment
KARACHI: Afsar Khan, one of the men convicted in the killing of Sarfraz Shah, challenged the verdict of the anti-terrorism court that sentenced him to life imprisonment, DawnNews reported.
Mr Khan’s counsel, Aamir Warraich, filed an application in the Sindh High Court (SHC) against the verdict on Tuesday.
On August 12, the anti-terrorism court sentenced a Rangers constable to death and five other personnel and a civilian to life imprisonment for shooting Mr Shah, a 22-year-old unarmed youth, to death in a public park.
Mr Shah, 22, was shot twice and then allegedly left to die in the park in Clifton on June 8.
Constable Shahid Zafar was given death sentence and sub-inspector Bahaur Rehman, lance naik Liaquat Ali, constables Mohammad Tariq, Manthar Ali and Afzal Khan and civilian Afsar Khan were ordered jailed for life.