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Foreign Office denies reports of Asia Bibi flying abraod

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal on Thursday denied reports that Asia Bibi had left Pakistan and clarified, "there is no truth is reports of her leaving the country — its fake news." The Foreign Office informed that the recently acquitted Christian woman was still Pakistan. The official elucidation came from the Foreign Office following the fake media reports that has been circulating from yesterday, stating that Asia Bibi has left Multan’s women jail and was being flown to an "unknown…

Supreme Court delays Bibi blasphemy appeal after judge steps down

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan delayed an appeal into the country's most notorious blasphemy case on Thursday, against Asia Bibi, a Christian mother on death row since 2010 after one of the judges stepped down. Thousands of security troops had been deployed in the capital as the court readied to hear a final appeal in the case of Asia Bibi. However, the threat of violence was largely abated when one of the three-judge bench, Justice Iqbal Hameed ur Rehman, told the court he had to rescue himself from the case. "I…

SC sets October 13 to hear Asia Bibi’s blasphemy appeal

ISLAMABAD: Asia Bibi, the main accused in Pakistan infamous blasphemy case has been granted a fresh chance to escape the gallows after the Supreme Court of Pakistan confirmed on Friday that it would hear an appeal against her execution next week. Bibi, a Christian mother of five, has been on a death row since 2010. "The Supreme Court of Pakistan under the chair of Justice Saqib Nisar will hear Asia Bibi's appeal against her death sentence on Thursday, October 13 in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad," her lawyer…