The Lahore High Court, in Punjab, Pakistan, says the death sentence verdict against former ruler Pervez Musharraf last month is unconstitutional, casting into doubt the legitimacy of the verdict.
The Lahore High Court in Punjab, Pakistan, overturns convictions of illiterate married couple Shafqat Emmanuel and Shagufta Kausar, who were convicted and sentenced to death in 2014 for sending a blasphemous text message to a local imam in 2013. Prosecutors state that they will appeal the verdict.
A bomb at the Fariduddin Ganjshakar Sufi shrine in Pakpattan, a city in Pakistan's Punjab province, kills at least eight people and injures twenty. [http:--www.ndtv.com-article-world-blast-at-sufi-shrine-in-pak-8-killed-reports-62087 (NDTV)], [http:--edition.cnn.com-2010-WORLD-asiapcf-10-24-pakistan.blast-?hpt=T2 (CNN)] [http:--news.xinhuanet.com-english2010-world-2010-10-25-c_13573953.htm (Xinhua)] [http:--www.irna.ir-ENNewsShow.aspx?NID=30037197&SRCH=1 (irna)]date=August 2019