Haqqani meets US Attorney General over Aafia case

WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (APP): Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani  met with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and conveyed sentiments of the Pakistani people  over the case involving Dr Aafia Siddiqui.The envoy demanded a withdrawal of the case against American-educated Ms Siddiqui, in  which she had been accused of attempting an attack on US officials in Afghanistan, diplomatic  sources said.According to sources, the U.S. Attorney General said he is aware  of the Pakistanis’ feelings and emotions over the Dr Siddiqui case and that it would be decided in accordance with the  relevant U.S. laws.

Meanwile, expert sources opine since the jury has already convicted Ms Siddiqui, the  judge can only determine sentence from between maximum and minimum legal terms – APP