IHC adjourns Dr Aafia Siddiqui repatriation case

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Foreign Ministry on Thursday submitted its report on Dr Aafia Siddiqui in the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

The MIT-trained neuro-scientist, Aafia Siddiqui, is serving 86-year prison sentence after being convicted by the US court of seven counts of attempted murder and assault on US military personnel in Afghanistan.

A petition filed for the release and repatriation of Dr Aafia Siddiqui was heard by IHC Justice Amir Farooq, wherein the foreign ministry’s report was presented by the foreign office official.

Deputy Attorney General of Pakistan Raja Khalid Mahmood appeared before the court. —INP

 

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