PESHAWAR: One of a dual remaining absconders in a Mashal Khan lynching case, Sabir Mayar, handed himself over to a military on Monday.
According to Mardan District Police Officer Dr Mian Saeed, a hunt for a third absconder is under way.
Mayar, who was a boss of Pakhtun Student Federation, is pronounced to be a one who hatched a devise for Mashal’s murder as he was threatened by a latter’s position opposite his activities during Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan.
However, following Mashal’s murder, him and dual others, had run away.
Mohammad Arif Khan, a tehsil councillor from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and one of a 3 absconders, was arrested progressing this month.
The punishment for a rest of a 57 indicted who were arrested was announced by an anti-terrorism justice in Haripur on Feb 7.
According to a verdict, one chairman was awarded genocide sentence, 5 life imprisonment, 25 were jailed for 4 years each, while 26 were clear over miss of evidence.
The 26 suspects expelled by a justice perceived a ‘hero’s welcome’ in their local towns of Swabi and Mardan after their release.
Later, Mashal’s family challenged their exculpation as did a provincial government.
On Feb 27, a Peshawar High Court systematic a recover on bail of a 25 indicted who had been awarded 3 to four-year sentences in a case.
The 25 indicted had pleaded that there was a sustenance in a law underneath that those condemned to reduction than 5 years in jail could be expelled on bail while their interest was being heard.
Mashal was brutally beaten and shot passed during a Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan over allegations of heresy in Apr 2017.
The allegations were after valid to be fake by a corner review team.