ISLAMABAD: An official of the Pakistan’s embassy in Jakarta Monday met Zulfiqar Ali, a Pakistani imprisoned in an Indonesian jail to primarily enquire after his well being.
Based on a Overseas Workplace assertion, the official stayed with Zulfiqar for over 4 hours and he additionally met Zulfiqar’s household in addition to his physician.
“Zulfiqar appeared to be in good spirit and his well being issues have been being attended adequately,” learn the assertion.
Zulfiqar Ali, fifty two, was arrested in November 2004 in reference to a 300-gram heroine case in Jakarta. A co-accused within the case, Gurdip Singh, retracted his assertion towards Ali, saying the confession had been coerced from him.
His two appeals for judicial evaluation, filed in 2008 and 2013, have been turned down and he filed a clemency/mercy attraction with the Indonesian president.
The Justice Challenge Pakistan (JPP), a human rights regulation agency, has requested the president to take up the matter with the Indonesian authorities to save lots of the lifetime of ‘an harmless Pakistani’.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar informed the Senate on Friday the Indonesian authorities had stopped the execution of Zulfiqar Ali after the difficulty was taken up with the authorities in Jakarta.
Talking on some extent of order, he stated the Overseas Workplace and the Prime Minister’s Workplace intervened within the matter quickly after the difficulty had emerged.
The prime minster was personally following the case, Dar added.
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