Aasia Bibi review petition and name on ECL: Federal government responds over media reports

Aasia Bibi review petition and name on ECL: Federal government responds over media reports
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ISLAMABAD - Federal government has rejected news of review petition against Supreme Court decision and placing Aasia Bibi name on ECL.

However private lawyers have filed a review petition [against Asia’s Bibi’s acquittal].” They will request for Aasia Bibi’s name to be put on the Exit Control List till there is a verdict on the review petition, Fayyaz Chohan has said.

Hasan said that Religious Affairs Minister Noorul Qadri was in contact with the leadership of the religious party. “We are expecting a breakthrough tonight,” he said.

Pakistan’s Supreme Court acquitted Aasia Bibi , a Christian accused of blasphemy eight years ago, on Monday morning.

The trial court and Lahore High Court’s verdicts sentencing her to death have been overturned. The court has also ordered that she be freed immediately if she isn’t wanted in any other cases.

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