Death Row Indian: Federal govt summoned for August 2

an application seeking suspension of execution of a death sentence for Indian spy Sarbjit Singh.


Express July 13, 2011

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court chief justice issued a notice to the federal government for August 2 in an application seeking suspension of execution of a death sentence for Indian spy Sarbjit Singh. Singh’s counsel, Advocate Awais Sheikh, submitted that his client’s execution should be suspended till a decision was made in an appeal lying pending with the president. Sheikh also sought court’s permission to become a party in another petition against a possible grant of presidential pardon to Singh.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 13th, 2011.

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