a strange wrinkle:
[Mumtaz] Qadri has admitted shooting [Governor Salman] Taseer, saying he objected to the politician's calls to reform strict blasphemy laws which can carry the death penalty.
Qadri was garlanded by right-wing lawyers, including Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, after he was brought to court soon after he had killed the Governor.
The same Siddiqui was later appointed as a judge and now he is hearing Qadri's appeal against his conviction.
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