Munter reiterates demand for Davis's release

Munter repeats that Davis enjoys diplomatic immunity in criminal cases hence his detention is illegal.


Express March 10, 2011

ISLAMABAD: United States (US) Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter on Thursday reiterated the demand for the release of American gunman Raymond Davis.

During a meeting with Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir in Islamabad, Munter said that Davis enjoyed diplomatic immunity in criminal cases hence his detention is illegal.

Bashir said the government is facing immense public pressure over the issue adding that the matter was sub-judice and it would be dealt according to national and international laws.

According to sources, the US envoy maintained that Davis could not be tried in Pakistan however he was hesitant in assuring that the shooter would be tried in a US court.

 

COMMENTS (5)

A | 10 years ago | Reply This whole drame was/is organized by Pakistani ISI and CIA. They are palying the main role behind for long and knew the whole story. The Pakistan nation must asked them to bring the truth to their blind/fool nation. Allot of more here undercover...the nation has made fool.
Vietnam | 10 years ago | Reply It would be an insult to all colored races and countries if pakistan were not to hang and punish him according to the law as well as demand to handover the other killers from hit and run SUV.
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