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Foreign Office denies any deal regarding handing over of Shakeel Afridi to US

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office on Thursday denied any deal regarding handing over of Shakeel Afridi to the United States. The denial came from Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal at his weekly news briefing in Islamabad while replying a question. To a question, the spokesperson said Pakistan was actively pursuing the Kashmir cause at all regional and international fora and a conference on the issue will also be held soon. He said the Kashmir issue will also be taken up by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua…

FATA court sends Shakeel Afridi case back to FCR Commissioner

PESHAWAR: The FATA tribunal has termed the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) Commissioner's decision in Dr. Shakeel Afridi Case as ambiguous and returned the case back to the FCR Commissioner for a clear verdict, ARY News reported on Wednesday. Dr. Shakeel was arrested from Peshawar on May 22nd 2011 on charges of keeping contacts with banned groups and organizing fake polio campaign in Abbottabad to facilitate finding out Osama bin Laden. The court had sentenced Dr. Shakeel for 33 years in prison. He had challenged the…