Students reunion with families delayed
RAWALPINDI, July 10: Another 100 male students of Lal Masjid detained in
Adiala Jail could not be reunited with their families for want of police escorts
on Monday. Security agencies shifted 126 students to Adiala jail after their
'debriefing' on Monday, increasing the number of students in the jail to 421,
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court directed the federal
government to release all the students of the Lal Masjid within next three days,
if they were not involved in any criminal case.
Interior Secretary Kamal
Shah informed the apex court that all the female students had been released,
while the remaining male students would be set free after their identification
procedure was completed.
A security source revealed that out of all the
students arrested by the security agencies from the Lal Masjid, 79 male students
had been 'black listed' and would not to be released.
They had been
spotted in photographs and videos made by the security agencies during the
showdown in which several people had been shot dead and three government
buildings set on fire.
Deputy Superintendent of Adiala Jail Noor Hussain
confirmed the delay in the release of another 100 male students on Monday saying
that it was due to non-availability of police escorts.
Mr Hussain also
confirmed the receiving of another 126 students of the Lal Masjid on
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|Updated: 14 Oct, 2014|