The Supreme Court on Wednesday acquitted Aasia Bibi ÔÇô a Christian woman accused of blasphemy in 2010 and sentenced to death ÔÇô and set aside an earlier judgment passed by a lower court.
The judgment was reserved on October 8. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and comprising┬áJustice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel directed authorities to release Aasia Bibi from prison.
The verdict was authored by Justice Khosa.
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