Thursday, May 10, 2012

Indian SC allows Dr Khalil Chishty to return to Pakistan

Over 80 years old, Dr Khalil Chishty, a Pakistani detained in India since 1992 on account of a murder case, has been granted permission by the Indian Supreme Court to visit Pakistan.

Chishty had earlier filed an application in the court, seeking that he be permitted to go to Pakistan. The court had asked the Indian government to respond by May 7, indicating it was serious about moving quickly on the matter.

He was visiting his mother in Ajmer in 1992 when he got embroiled into a family feud that led to one his neighbours being shot dead. He has been in Ajmer since, living at his ancestral home during the 18-year trial before being jailed following his conviction in January last year.

Read more: Express Tribune


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