Published On: Wed, Jul 1st, 2015

Zaid Hamid sentenced 8 yrs imprisonment, 1000 lashes in KSA

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RIYADH / ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s defense analyst dubbed as pro-army commentator Zaid Hamid has been sentenced 8 years imprisonment and 1000 lashes in Saudia Arabia over criticizing their Kingdom, reported in the local and international media.

According to the details, he was on a private visit there and arrested on speaking against the Saudi govt and their policies mainly on war on terror.

The news of his arrest was confirmed by foreign office of Pakistan in last week, and Pakistani embassy in Saudia helped him in getting access to a consular for his case.

The embassy also assisted him to meet his wife and have a conversation with her.

Further details on this story yet to be disclosed.

 

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