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Freed after 20 years, can Asma Nawab sue state?

KARACHI: A woman infamously put on death row for killing her family in 1998 has been acquitted and walked free after 20 years in prison, her lawyer said Friday. Asma Nawab was just 16 when her parents and brother were murdered in 1998, apparently during an attempted robbery in Karachi. The familial nature of the murders sent a chill through the city, setting them apart from the political, ethnic and sectarian violence that gripped Karachi for many years. Nawab, her then-fiance Farhan Ahmed and two others were…