Information on the judge who sentenced Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to death [PAK14634]

Please find attached media reports on the events surrounding the attack on 25 September 1981 in Lahore in which Chaudhry Zahur Elahi, former labour minister, was shot dead, and Mushtaq Hussain, the judge who sentenced Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to death, was wounded.

In addition, please find attached an excerpt of the Amnesty International Report 1982 on this event.


Amnesty International. 1982. Amnesty International Report 1982. New York: Amnesty International U.S.A.

The Associated Press. 25 September 1981. PM Cycle. "Politician Killed, Judge Who Sentenced Bhutto Wounded in Attack." (NEXIS)

Reuters. 26 September 1981. AM Cycle. Untitled.

_____. 27 September 1981. BC Cycle. Untitled.

_____. 20 November 1981. AM Cycle. Untitled.