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SC forms larger bench to determine the span of life imprisonment sentence

Life sentence means life imprisonment, not 25-year jail: CJP

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the formation of a larger bench to determine the exact length for a life sentence. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, took notice of the issue while hearing a petition to reduce a convict’s life sentence into half. Haroonul Rashid was sentenced to life imprisonment […]