Member of Pakistani committee negotiating with Taliban said certain steps by government can lead to the release of the abducted sons of ex-premier Yousaf Raza Gilani and late Governor Salman Taseer.
Pakistani intelligence agencies will be directed to make concerted efforts to recover the kidnapped sons of Yousuf Raza Gilani and Salman Taseer, Nawaz Sharif.
Haqqani who is at the centre of the memo scandal said the
allegations against him are part of a "psychological war".
Tuesday`s rally took place as Mumtaz Qadri appealed his death sentence before a high court.
A Pakistani court Tuesday stayed
the implementation of death sentence given to the self-confessed assassin of Governor Salmaan Taseer till it decided his appeal against the verdict.
A lawyer has filed a petition in a
Pakistani court challenging the death sentence given to the killer of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer.
Pakistan`s radical religious parties rallied in support of the assassin of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer after he was sentenced to death on Saturday.
Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri shot dead Taseer on January 04 in the heart of Pakistani capital.
Shahbaz Taseer (27) was kidnapped by four armed men near
his company head-office on August 26.
Shahbaz`s father Salman Taseer was shot dead in January by one of his security guards, Mumtaz Qadri.
Salman Taseer was gunned down by an extremist police guard for favouring amendment to blasphemy law.
The court hearing into the Salmaan Taseer assassination case has been deferred without any proceedings for the fifth time.
After recording the testimony, the judge adjourned the matter till March 05.
Qadri had killed Salman Taseer for opposing Pakistan`s anti-blasphemy laws.
Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri had shot former Punjab governor Salman Taseer.
Prosecutor Saiful Malook withdrew from the case citing security concerns.
The clerics were granted bail against surety bonds of Rs 200,000 each.
Petition demanding Qadri`s release was dismissed after preliminary hearing.
The brother of late Punjab Governor Salman Taseer’s assassin, Mumtaz Qadri, has expressed confidence that the bodyguard will never be prosecuted.
The police guard who gunned down Punjab Governor Salman Taseer was assigned 509 times to protect key personalities.
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