The daddy of the medical scholar Asma Rani, who was killed in 2018, has ‘pardoned’ the assassin of his daughter, Samaa has reported.
“They wronged my daughter however I’ve determined to pardon the wrongdoer for the sake of Allah’s blessings,” stated Asma’s father.
“I used to be additionally receiving threats in reference to the case and I used to be additionally instructed that ‘we’re within the authorities, so it is best to consent to the settlement’ however I used to be adamant that I’ll see Asma’s killer on the gallows,” Dastageer stated.
Police say Dastageer pardoned the dying sentence of Mujahid Afridi at a Jirga and the formal declaration of the settlement can be introduced on September 5.
Nevertheless, the the member of Marwat Qaumi Jirga has stated that they’d turned down the request of Asma Rani’s father to attend the assembly that may happen at Kohat’s Tableeghi Markaz, Dawn has reported.
January 2018: Asma Rani was shot lifeless in Kohat in January 2018 for refusing a wedding proposal. She was taken to a close-by hospital after being shot thrice. In her final video, Asma named her assassin Mujahid Afridi. The video brought about outrage within the nation. Later, the accused fled the nation.
March 2018: Afridi was arrested from Dubai.
April 2018: The trial was transferred from Kohat to Peshawar on the directives of the Peshawar Excessive Court docket in April 2018.
25 June 2021: District and Classes Court docket in Peshawar handed over the dying sentence to Mujahid Afridi.