|
|
|
|
|
27th Zilhaj 1435 | Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
Pakistan

Pak scientist Chishti arrives back home after release from India

Sunday, 16 December 2012
Comments(0)
Karachi, December 16:

Pakistani microbiologist Dr Khalil Chishti whose release from Indian prison was ordered by the Supreme Court, has reached his home in North Nazimabad. Chishti, 80, was allowed to go home on ''compassionate grounds'' in May on the condition that he would return to Indian custody, so it can hear his appeal against conviction in a murder case. The Indian apex court on Wednesday issued orders for Chishti''s release, reports The News. Chishti spent 14 months in an Indian jail as he was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in January 2011 for killing a man after a fight in Ajmer in 1992.
He was found guilty after an unusually long 18-year trial during which he was put under house arrest. President Asif Ali Zardari had raised the issue of Chishti''s release at his lunch meeting with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a private visit to India in April this year. (ANI)

Latest News

'Trishna' to release Jan 26 2015

Hollywood-based Indian actress Freida Pinto-starrer “Trishna” will release in India Jan 26, 2015. Based on Thoma ...

Two held for raping woman in Bihar hospital

Two men were arrested here Saturday for allegedly raping a woman in a hospital, police said. Th ...

To escape IS jihadis, Yazidis hide on Mount Sinjar

Recent inroads by militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Yazidi territory in Iraq ...

Related News

Pakistan to continue trade with India

Pakistan Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan has said the country would continue to trade with India despite borde ...

Pakistan to introduce biometric machines to detect fake passports

Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has decided to introduce biometric machines at the I ...

Imran Khan wants to marry in 'Naya Pakistan'

Cricketer-turned-politician and a heartthrob Imran Khan, who is leading his Tehreek-e-Insaaf party i ...

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26870 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think formation of 'She' teams would be beneficial for women's safety?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, AP, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com