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SC orders Dr Aafia’s case to be linked with matter of Pakistanis incarcerated overseas

SC orders Dr Aafia’s case to be linked with matter of Pakistanis incarcerated abroad

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday ordered the linking of the Dr Aafia Siddiqui return case with the case of Pakistanis jailed in foreign countries, The News Observers reported.

A 3-member bench of the highest courtroom led by Justice Azmat Saeed heard the case.

In the course of the listening to, the deputy lawyer basic knowledgeable the courtroom that Aafia meets with Pakistan’s counsellor after each three months.

Justice Saeed requested the deputy attorney general to assessment if Aafia’s punishment might be accomplished in Pakistan.

“A breakthrough is probably going in Dr Aafia’s matter by highlighting her case with different Pakistani prisoners,” he stated.

The apex courtroom, nevertheless, later adjourned the case for an indefinite interval.

On February three, 2010, a US federal court in New York discovered Aafia responsible of two counts of tried homicide, armed assault, utilizing and carrying a firearm, and three counts of assault on US officers and staff. She was sentenced to 86 years in jail.

Her sister, Dr Fauzia Siddiqi repeatedly urged the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) authorities to help Aafia’s case.

Final yr in November, Fauzia referred to as on International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Islamabad.

The foreign minister apprised Fauzia Siddiqi of presidency’s efforts relating to Dr Aafia’s case.

They exchanged views bringing her again to Pakistan.

Qureshi additionally issued particular directions to Pakistan’s Consulate Normal in Huston relating to Aafia’s matter.

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