Pakistan: Aasia Bibi’s lawyer says he is leaving Pakistan

November 3, 2018

Aasia Bibi’s lawyer Saiful Malook. PHOTO: AFP

Aasia Bibi’s lawyer Saiful Malook on Friday said he is leaving Pakistan as his life is in danger.

Talking to The Express Tribune, Malook, however, clarified that he would return to Pakistan to represent Bibi at hearing of the review petition if the army provided him security. “My family is also facing immense security threat and the federal government should provide security to them,” he added.

Full text of Supreme Court’s judgement in Aasia Bibi case

Meanwhile, complainant Qari Muhammad Saalam has requested the Supreme Court for the early hearing of a review petition against its October 31 order to acquit Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman who was booked for blasphemy in 2009.

Filing an early hearing plea, Saalam said Aasia is planning to leave the country and an application has already been filed to place her name on the Exit Control List (ECL). In case this review petition is not fixed, he said, the application/petition shall suffer an irreparable loss and injury.

It is learnt that the review petition, which was filed in SC Lahore registry, has been transferred to Islamabad registry where all judges are sitting. A number has also been allotted to the review petition. (URDU) (FRANCAIS) (FRANCAIS) (FRANCAIS) (FRANCAIS) (FRANCAIS) (FRANCAIS) (SIGNEZ LA PETITION!) (HINDI) (HINDI) (ESPANOL) (ESPANOL) (ITALIANO) (ITALIANO) (ITALIANO) (DEUTSCH) (DEUTSCH) (PORTUGUES) (NEDERLANDS) (CHINESE)




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