ISLAMABAD: Rimsha Masih, a 14-year-old Christian girl accused of blasphemy, was released from Adiala Jail on bail and sent to an unknown location through a helicopter on Saturday.
Under strict security arrangements, Rimsha was transferred to the helicopter via a bullet-proof car on being released. The helicopter was present in a ground opposite the jail. Rimsha’s family has already been shifted to that location.
Earlier during the day, the bail for Rimsha Masih’s release was submitted to the additional sessions court.
Express News correspondent Qamar ul Munawar reported that Rimsha’s family and lawyers went to Adiala Jail to submit the receipts and receive the girl.
On the orders of the Interior ministry, the additional IG, along with a heavy contingent of police, was also deployed for Rimsha’s secure release.
The next hearing of the case will take place on September 16, while the additional sessions court has ordered the IG Islamabad to appoint an honest senior SP for investigations.
Rimsha, a 14-year-old Christian girl, was arrested in a poor Islamabad suburb on August 16 and accused of burning papers containing verses from the Holy Quran, in breach of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws.
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