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Zahir Jaffer appeals the IHC’s decision about the murder of Noor Mukadam to the Supreme Court.

Zahir Jaffar, the main person who was found guilty of killing Noor Mukadam, went to the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Sunday to appeal the decision of the Islamabad High Court (IHC), which upheld the trial court’s decision to give him the death punishment for the crime.

The person who was sentenced to death filed a complaint against the IHC, asking the country’s highest court to overturn the death sentence. He has also asked the highest court to rule in his favour.

On March 13, the IHC confirmed the trial court’s decision to give Jaffer the death sentence, which changed his life sentence to the death penalty. After appeals were made against the sentences given to the convicts and the exoneration of co-defendants for the brutal murder of the 27-year-old woman, the verdict was put off until December 21.

After Jaffer raped and killed Noor, the court decided that he should get two death sentences. After the rape was proven, he was given a 25-year prison term with hard labour and a fine of Rs0.2 million.

In his petition, Jaffer said that neither the trial court nor the high court had done a good job of weighing the facts. In the plea, it was also said that giving a punishment based on a bad first information report goes against the rules of fairness.

“The Petitioner was named in the First Information Report on the basis of “suspicion,” but the reason or source of the information was not given. All of the information in the FIR can be seen as ‘hearsay’ proof and information from unknown sources, the petition said.

The proof that was allowed in is not allowed by the law of evidence because it is “vague, sketchy, and scant.” This is what the petition said.

In his plea, Jaffer said that the complainant, Noor’s father Shaukat Ali Mukadam, didn’t give enough proof and used his position as a former ambassador to get the media interested in the case.

“The large-scale acquittal in the case hurts his reputation and trustworthiness in a big way. “The Complainant, through the FIR, at best only expressed “suspicion,” which was never followed up with evidence that could be seen and touched,” the petition said.

The plea also made people wonder how the post-mortem on Noor was done.

“To sum up, the Medical Evidence is questionable and doesn’t help the Prosecution’s Case in any way. “This huge doubt and lack of ownership for doing the autopsy has also been resolved in favour of the prosecution in a way that doesn’t make sense,” Jaffer’s plea said.

The letter also said that “there are no clear signs of sexual abuse in the post-mortem report.”

It also said that the trial court had to record evidence without the petitioner present at several meetings because of the appellant’s mental disorder, which caused a lot of trouble.

Jaffer was given a sentence of 11 years in jail and a fine of Rs0.5 million.