Former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Shah Qureshi has said that US citizen, Raymond Davis been released under the ‘Diyat’ (Blood money) rather the law.
Commenting over the release of Raymond Davis, the self confessed killer of two Pakistanis, Shah Mehmood Qureshi was of view that the release was unexpected. The entire nation should be on board regarding release of US citizen, he added.
Talking to media gathering here on Wednesday, the former foreign minister said that his stance had been proved right as Davis did not deserve blank immunity. Blood Money is the legal right of the heirs.
To a query, he stated that he had not information regarding the inside deal between CIA and ISI.
Meanwhile, former PPP Secretary Information, Fauzia Wahab has said that his statements regarding Raymond Davis proved accurate and the court acquitted him after settlement with the heirs.
She further stated that the masses should decide who was right and who was wrong. She added that the release of US citizen was meant to implement over the Geneva Convention.
It is pertinent to mention here that the statement of Fauzia Wahab regarding blank immunity was severely criticized by the opposition parties.