Pak Affairs

IHC adjourns Dr. Aafia’s case hearing till Jan 15

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Wednesday adjourned till January 15hearing of petition regarding Dr. Aafia Siddiqui’s return to Pakistan from the US. IHC Chief Justice, Justice Sardar Muhammad Aslam heard the petition.

Barrister Javed Iqbal Jaffrey presenting his arguments to the court said despite orders of the court no steps were taken by the Foreign Ministry, Interior Ministry and the Federation for the return of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui and 150 Pakistan children from the orphanages of Afghanistan. These authorities have not even bothered to submit their response, he added.

Barrister Jaffrey requested the court to adjourn the hearing till the second week of January because he is proceeding abroad.-SANA

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