Information Minister Punjab, Fayyaz ul Hasan Chauhan denying reports that Asia Bibi has flown out of country.
‘Asia Bibi is in Pakistan and she’s has gone nowhere,” said the minister while talking to media here. He confirmed that the woman was released from Multan jail and was then flown to Islamabad under tight security.
The Supreme Court on October 31 set aside the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman condemned to death for blasphemy.
Asia Bibi was arrested in 2009 after three women went to a local cleric in Sheikhupura, to report her and the trial court convicted and sentenced her to death.
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22 January, 2019