Haleem v. State (2017 SCMR 709)

Delay in filing an FIR and inconsistencies in witness testimony may create reasonable doubt.

Abdul Jabbar v. State (2017 SCMR 1155)

In a case involving unreliable evidence, such as an FIR that was completed after a delay and uncorroborated statements made by eyewitnesses, a court may not uphold a death sentence.

Hashim Qasim v. State; Jehangir Elahi v. Shoaib Ahmed (2017 SCMR 986)

In order for a court to rely on circumstantial evidence in cases involving capital punishment, such evidence must be so interlinked that it constitutes a single unbroken chain and be beyond reproach.

Zahir Yousaf v. State (2017 SCMR 2002)

Where a court finds evidence to be inconsistent, the accused may be acquitted.

Nasrullah alias Nasro v. State (2017 SCMR 724)

The mere fact that an alleged crime took place in the accused’s premises is not sufficient to establish culpability.