MULTAN: The court has announced its verdict in a case pertaining to the murder of Model Qandeel Baloch as her brother was handed over life imprisonment while Mufti Abdul Qavi and others co-accused were acquitted.

It is pertinent to mention here that Qandeel, a social media model was murdered in Multans Muzaffar Garh town on July 15, 2016. The court has conducted as much as 152 hearings in the said case till to date.

The court in a short verdict has written that Models brother Waseem has confessed to his crime and the court has decided to hand him over life imprisonment while Mufti Qavi, brother Arif, Cousin Haq Nawaz, Aslam Shaheen and taxi driver Abdul Basit were acquitted.

Talking to media after the verdict announcement, Mufti Qavi has said that there wasnt any evidence against us and the court has acquitted us.

Qandeels father Azeem had pleaded the court in a petition that he has pardoned his sons and the court should acquit them.