Pakistani spy agency given ultimatum
February 10th, 2012
09:45 AM ET

Pakistani spy agency given ultimatum

By Reza Sayah

Pakistan's Supreme Court gave the country's secretive and powerful spy agency a midnight deadline to hand over seven detainees who were allegedly arrested without due process and injured while in its custody, a lawyer representing several of the detainees told CNN Friday.

A three-judge panel delivered the ultimatum after a lawyer representing the ISI, or Inter-Services Intelligence, failed to bring the detainees to court as earlier ordered.

"The court wants the detainees in court today and they're not accepting any excuses," said attorney Tariq Asad. "The court has said they have until midnight to produce the detainees, even if it means bringing them to court in a helicopter."

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Filed under: ISI • Pakistan
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    i think the court is going to come to the conclusion that perhaps they should have left the country before stating the truth

    February 10, 2012 at 5:21 pm | Reply
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