Justice delayed in some cases isn’t always denied. After a year since the senseless and utterly tragic deaths of two brothers in Sialkot, the jury has given a judgment.
Talking to Dawn, the family of Mughees and Muneeb said they were satisfied with the verdict in which the court sentenced seven of the convicts to death on four counts, gave life-term on four counts to six of them and jailed nine policemen, including a former district police officer, for three years.
Perhaps they can now begin to heal.
Given this with a prompt verdict on Sarfaraz Shah’s case, can one begin to hope for justice in this country which often seems to host more chaos than order?
Will people who assume they can take the law in their own hands, think twice before they start beating an innocent teenager to death?
Can the citizens of Pakistan finally expect efficiency in the cases of complete injustice?
Dawn.com invites its readers to give their view.