A Christian Pakistani woman who was falsely accused with blasphemy charges, spent eight years on death row, Asia Bibi, has departed the country, according to her lawyer and media on Wednesday. It took her more than six months subsequent to her being acquitted by Pakistan’s top court to leave the country.
“I have inquired within accessible channels, and according to them she has left for Canada,” Bibi’s lawyer, said Saif Ul Malook.
Pakistani TV channels ARY and Geo, citing nameless sources, also reported Bibi had left the country.
Pakistan’s foreign ministry did not react to requests for remarks.