SC acquits Ichhra blast accused
LAHORE: A three-member bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday acquitted an accused involved in Ichhra bicycle bomb blast five years ago.
An anti-terrorism court had awarded life imprisonment on two counts to Asghar Ali and the Lahore High Court upheld the sentence.
The police had arrested Asghar, a resident of Sadiqabad, who allegedly had sold the bicycle which was later used for the blast.
The SC bench headed by Justice M.A. Shahid Siddiqui observed that there was no cogent evidence that the accused had sold the bicycle.