Rimsha Masih released on bail

Rimsha shifted to an unknown location via helicopter under strict security arrangements.

Web Desk September 08, 2012

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.


Waqas Albert | 8 years ago | Reply


What has liberals to do with such incident? Raising your voice about such incident has nothing to do with being liberal or whatever. And stop playing and crying like a victim, the mullah who accused Rimsha is defaming islam, not the west or the liberals! And what justice did she get? she now has to fear or flee away for her life! U crying baby doll!

Pops | 8 years ago | Reply

@Sir King Kong Bunty: Ha Ha Ha. Yes we see your secularism everyday. Hindu,s getting forcefully converted, Shias getting shot by the dozens and Christians charged with blasphemy (falsely) because a neighbour bears a grudge against them.

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