Mukhtar Mai case: all but one freed

Mukhtar Mai case: all but one freed

Islamabad : Pakistan | Apr 21, 2011 at 10:52 PM PDT
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mukhtaran mai's case: supreme court's decision

Islamabad,21 April, on thursday, the supreme court rejected the appeals of Mukhtaran Mai against acquittal of her tormentors who raped her nine years back. Only one accused out of 14, named Abdul Khaliq, will remain in prison and rest are freed. The court rejected the appeal because of insufficient evidence regarding the case and also becasue of faulty police investigation. The supreme court, in its detailed judgement has ordered that all those who were arrested because of july2005 directives should be freed but ane accused named Abdul Khaliq should be released only after his sentence completion.

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only one accused out of 14 is ordered to be in prison and rest are released
sitwat is based in Peshawar, North West Frontier, Pakistan, and is a Stringer for Allvoices.
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