Awais Sheikh

  • Sarabjit Singh's Pakistani lawyer gets asylum in Sweden September 30, 2013

    Lahore: Awais Sheikh, the Pakistani lawyer who defended slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, and his family have taken asylum in Sweden after receiving threats, his colleagues and friends said on Monday. "Mr Sheikh has taken asylum in Sweden along with his family as he was facing serious threats to his life,"...
  • Pakistan: Sarabjit's lawyer Sheikh abducted, freed May 16, 2013

    Lahore: AAwais Sheikh, the lawyer of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who died after a murderous assault on him inside Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail, was allegedly abducted along with his son on Thursday morning in Pakistan and freed after a few hours in captivity. A few hours after the abduction, Sheikd told...
  • Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh soon: lawyer September 8, 2012

    Islamabad: Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row, is all set to be released by the Pakistani government, his lawyer Awais Sheikh says. Sheikh has said that as per his information, the Pakistani government has decided to release Sarabjit Singh, Online news agency reported Friday. Sheikh further said he hopes that...
  • Petition to reopen Sarabjit case filed in Pak SC March 6, 2011

    Islamabad: A Constitutional petition has been filed in Pakistan's Supreme Court (SC) for reopening and re-adjudicating the case of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national currently on death row in a prison in Lahore following his conviction for alleged involvement in bomb attacks in 1990. The petition filed in the Lahore Registry...
  • Sarabjit's lawyer allowed to meet him in jail February 26, 2011

    Lahore: The counsel for Indian national Sarabjit Singh, who is currently on death row in a Pakistani prison following his conviction for alleged involvement in terror attacks, has been allowed by a court here to meet him in Kot Lakhpat jail. Awais Sheikh had filed a petition in the Lahore High...