Davis’ release challenged in Lahore High Court

Davis’ release challenged in Lahore High Court

Lahore : Pakistan | Mar 17, 2011 at 12:16 AM PDT
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Pakistani police escort US national Raymond Davis to a court in Lahore

LAHORE: A petition challenging CIA contractor Raymond Davis’ release was filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday, DawnNews reported.

The petition, filed by Barrister Iqbal Jafri, stated that the families of Faizan and Faheem were pressurised by the government into pardoning Davis.

The petitioner stated that Davis’ pardoning and immediate release was in violation of the law.

The petitioner requested the court to invalidate the decision and direct the authorities to initiate proceedings against “those who brought about Davis’ release”.

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