Asma Nawab breaks as she visits her parents’ graves

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KARACHI: Tears streamed down Asma Nawab’s face as she visited her parents’ graves for the first time since she was released from prison–after spending two decades there. 

Asma paid a visit to her parents’ graves at a graveyard, accompanied by other family relatives. She threw rose petals on her father’s grave and broke down, unable to hold back the tears.

Asma was freed by a judgment of the Supreme Court after being on death row for 20 years on charges of killing her parents and a brother.

Asma, then 16, was alleged to have orchestrated murder of her parents and brother over a love marriage in 1998

“I found my parents and brother murdered when I returned home from college,” she told SAMAA. “I was called to a police station to record statement but was later arrested”.

Story first published: 10th April 2018

Originally Posted on SamaaNews

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