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Court declares Dr Qadeer free citizen

06 February, 2009

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ISLAMABAD:  A bench of Islamabad High Court on Friday declared renowned nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer as a free citizen of the country and ordered for removing all restrictions on his free movement.

Dr Abdul Qadeer wants to spend his time in the research work, the scientists counsel Barrister Ali Zafar told media after the court decision.

The court also ordered VIP security for Qadeer and said that he can meet his relatives and friends without restrictions.

Chief Justice Mr. Justice Sardar Mohammed Aslam heard the arguments of Dr Qadeers counsel Barrister Ali Zafar over a petition challenging detention of Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan.

Meanwhile, celebrated nuclear scientist, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan has said, I am satisfied with the decision of the court, setting me free is a matter between me and the government, this has no connection with the US and added that after having received the decision, the situation would merge.

Talking to media at his residence after a court decision terminated his detention, set him free and allowed him freedom of expression, he said that he didnt want to delve in the past incidents, he only wanted the development of the country, I pray that the God save the country. He said he would not get involved in politics, the world was against him, but he remained safe due to security.

Dr. Qadeer said that the God has already punished General (retd.) Pervez Musharraf, as he cant freely come out on the roads today. When quizzed, he said that he would not take action against anybody for keeping him in detention. He said that he would be focusing on education and setting up of welfare organizations would be my top priority. He told that he couldnt go to Karachi for condoling the deaths of his sister-in-law and niece, therefore, he would first of all go to Karachi and try going on Umra. 

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Reader Comments:

Nuclear Theif

It can be stated the biggest mistake of the year. The most dangerous person in the world has been set free.
again Pakistani courts have made a fool of themselves in fron od the whole International Community.

Zafrul Islam, Hungary - 07 February, 2009

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