A Q Khan is a free citizen: Islamabad high court

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Islamabad, Feb 6: Nuclear scientist A Q Khan is a free citizen, said Islamabad High Court on Friday, Feb 6. The court has also abolished his house arrest.

"Chief Justice of the high court Sardar Muhammad Aslam while announcing a verdict on several petitions filed against house arrest of Dr A Q Khan declared him a free citizen and said that he is free to move across the country," Pakistan"s The News said.

The scientist was alleged of nuclear proliferation and those allegations have not been substantiated.

Due to security reasons, Khan will be given VVIP Security and the verdict has directed the government to provide security on immediate basis.

Khan will be free to express his views, talk to media and carry out research and get treatment of doctor of his own choice.

OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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