Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s sister summoned

Karachi : Judicial Magistrate (JM) East Zabiha Khattak has summoned Dr Aafia Siddqui’s sister, Dr Fauzia Siddiqui, on February 6, to nominate people in the case pertaining to the alleged kidnapping of Dr Aafia Siddiqui and her children. The orders were issued after the investigation officer (IO) submitted a report in the case.

Dr Aafia Siddiui and her three children, seven-year-old Mohammed Ahmed, five-year-old Maryam, and eight-month-old Suleman, were allegedly kidnapped on March 28, 2003, by intelligence agencies without any warrants or notice.

In his report, IO Shahid Qureshi said that according to the statements recorded by Dr Fauzia Siddiqui, Dr Aafia SiddiquiÕs mother Asmat Siddiqui, and her son Mohammed Ahmed, FBI personnel had picked up Dr Aafia Siddiqui and her children. He told the court that his inspection of the site of the incident corroborated these statements.

He further submitted that the case was declared A-class after the instructions of senior officials, and added that no one had been nominated in the kidnapping case yet.

SOURCE : Thenews.com.pk

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