Islamabad-The Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi Bench, while hearing an appeal on Thursday acquitted a murder convict over lack of medical evidences and contradictions in statements of witnesses.

LHC Rawalpindi Bench Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem acquitted Imran alias Kaka, a murder convict in lieu of insufficient medical evidences and contradiction in statements of witnesses.

Advocate Raja Ghaneem Aabir Khan appeared before LHC on behalf of the petitioner.

Waris Khan Police had arrested and registered a case against Imran for murdering Zeeshan and injuring Imran Hameed on monetary issue in 2007.

Additional and Sessions Judge, Muhammad Aslam Bhatti convicted the accused in murder case and awarded life imprisonment for murder and seven years jail for injuring the man.

Meanwhile, the judge of an anti-terrorism court, Asif Majid Awan, awarded five year imprisonment to a member of a banned outfit convicted for having and distributing hate material.

The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the convict, Muhammad Shakir. Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested the accused on 9 November 2015 on account of possessing and distributing hatred material.