Pakistani Senate passes resolution to save Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

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Islamabad, Feb. 23 (ANI): The Pakistani Senate has passed a resolution expressing its grave concern over the sentence awarded to Pakistani national Dr. Aafia Siddiqui in America over terror charges.

The resolution moved by Talha Mehmood demanded of the Pakistan Government to take diplomatic measures to get the neurologist released immediately, The Dawn reports.

Last week, Siddiqui was indicted by a Manhattan court on terrorism charges.

She has been charged for firing at American investigators in Afghanistan in July 2008, and is scheduled to be sentenced on May 6.

A New York court found her guilty on charges related to the attempted murder and assault of US nationals and US officers and employees in Afghanistan. (ANI)

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