Pakistan to try CIA spy in prison in view of security concerns
hussain | February 21, 2011 at 11:46 pmby
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The CIA operative, who is currently jailed in Pakistan for killing two men in broad daylight in downtown Lahore on January 27, will be tried inside the prison because of the security concerns.
LAHORE: A court in Lahore, allowing the conducting of US national Raymond Davis’s trial inside jail premises, issued a notice for February 25, DawnNews reported.
The Punjab government on Monday filed a request to hold Davis’ trial in jail premises because of security concerns and keeping in view the sensitive nature of this double murder case.
Subsequently, Additional District and Sessions Judge Yousaf Ojla accepted the provincial government’s request.
Moreover, the court directed that the upcoming hearing of February 25 will be held in the Kot Lakhpat prison.
Currently, Raymond Davis is being held on judicial remand in Kot Lakhpat prison for the murder of two Pakistani nationals.