‘Unwell’ Shahrukh Jatoi back in doctor’s facility days after cancelation of safeguard

‘Unwell’ Shahrukh Jatoi back in doctor’s facility days after cancelation of safeguard

Imtiaz AliUpdated February 10, 2018

Days after the Supreme Court put aside the safeguard conceded to him in the 2012 awful murder of 20-year-old Shahzeb Khan, Shahrukh Jatoi was admitted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) in Karachi due to being “unwell”, it rose on Saturday.

Jatoi was conveyed to JMPC from Karachi Central Jail on Friday since he was “feeling unwell”, and was conceded for treatment, doctor’s facility sources told Dawn.

Whenever reached, JPMC Executive Director Dr Seemin Jamali said she couldn’t reveal the idea of Jatoi’s ailment because of protection reasons.

She included, in any case, that a patient isn’t admitted to the clinic unless they have a sickness or illness.


Before he was discharged on safeguard in December, Jatoi had spent about over two months at JPMC, where he was experiencing treatment. The healing center had been proclaimed a sub-imprison.

Jatoi was among the three blamed — Siraj Talpur and Sajjad Talpur being the other two — who had been captured after SC renounced their safeguards not long ago. The fourth blamed, Ghulam Murtaza Lashari, a worker of the Talpurs, is in prison.

The three blamed, who were captured from the court in Islamabad, were later conveyed to Karachi.

Safeguard denied

A three-judge seat headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on February 1 had put aside the Sindh High Court (SHC) judgment in which the Shahzeb kill case was remanded back to the criminal court for an all over again trial and antiterrorism charges were expelled.

The peak court was seized with a joint interest moved by 10 common society activists — including Jibran Nasir, Jamshed Raza Mahmood and Afiya Shehrbano Zia — testing the Nov 28, 2017 SHC request to set aside antiterrorism charges by holding that the murder case did not fall in the locale of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997.

Be that as it may, the Supreme Court changed over the interests into a suo motu case under Article 184(3) of the Constitution with an order to the court office to dole out an appropriate case number to the petitions.

Shahzeb Khan, the child of Aurangzeb Khan, an agent administrator police, was shot dead in Karachi on the night between Dec 24 and 25, 2012 when he was returning home in the wake of going to a wedding function with his sister in the Country Club Apartments Karachi.

The murder of the adolescent prepared many individuals who assembled outside the Karachi Press Club to challenge the episode asking for the then boss equity to make suo motu move to guarantee capture of the blamed.

In Dec 2012, Shahrukh Jatoi had fled the nation yet must be brought back on the requests of the Supreme Court. Shahrukh Jatoi and co-blamed Siraj Talpur were condemned to death by the antiterrorism court. Sajjad Talpur and Ghulam Murtaza were given life detainment for their association in the murder.

In this way the convicts documented an interest in the SHC which dissolved antiterrorism provisos for the situation and alluded it back to the area and sessions court of Karachi’s South locale.

The area and sessions court on Dec 23, 2017 requested the arrival of Shahrukh Jatoi and the other charged after Shahzeb Khan’s dad presented a testimony asking for the endorsement of Shahrukh’s safeguard and dropping of the case as he had absolved his child’s executioner for the sake of Allah.

The judge, Imdad Hussain Khoso, requested the arrival of the convicts against a surety of Rs500,000 every when he was informed that the two sides had accommodated and the declaration had been submitted to the court with common assent.

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