Awais Sheikh

  • Sarabjit Singh's Pakistani lawyer gets asylum in Sweden 30-09-2013 10:39 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan: Sarabjit's lawyer Sheikh abducted, freed 16-05-2013 01:08 PM

    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...
  • Petition to reopen Sarabjit case filed in Pak SC 06-03-2011 02:23 PM

    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...
  • Sarabjit's lawyer allowed to meet him in jail 26-02-2011 02:19 PM

    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...