Islamabad, Jan 30 (PTI) Christian woman Aasia Bibi, who was acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court in a blasphemy case, has the right to travel anywhere inside the country or abroad, the Foreign Office said on Wednesday. Also Read - Live Cricket Score Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 2 Today's Match Live Updates Gabba, Brisbane: Thakur Removes Paine After Fifty, Cummins Joins Green
A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel threw out a petition seeking to review the apex court’s decision to acquit 47-year-old Bibi on Tuesday. Also Read - KHP vs SOP Dream11 Team Prediction Pakistan One Day Cup 2020-21: Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Tips, Probable XIs For Today's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Southern Punjab at Karachi at 10:00 AM IST January 16 Saturday
Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that Bibi can travel inside Pakistan or make a foreign visit as she has been cleared from all charges from the highest court of the law, Geo TV reported. Also Read - APFC vs PRN1 Dream11 Team Prediction Nepal One Day Prime Minister's Cup 2021 Match 2: Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Tips, Probable XIs For Today's Armed Police Force Club vs Providence 1 at Kirtipur at 9:15 AM IST January 16 Saturday
Bibi is finally a free woman after all the legal impediments in her way came to an end on Tuesday.
“Based on merit, this review petition is dismissed,” Chief Justice Khosa told a hearing at the apex court, which overturned Asia Bibi’s death sentence for blasphemy last year.
Bibi may leave Pakistan shortly as there are threats to her life. Her two daughter had already shifted to Canada. She has been in protective custody and the government has refused to disclose her whereabouts. PTI
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