Islamabad, Nov 11: The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Friday urged US President-elect Dold Trump to abandon all anti-Islam policies and release Muslims imprisoned in the country. “(Dold Trump) should abandon the anti-Islam policy in the me of terrorism and should release all Muslim prisoners, especially Afia Siddique, at the earliest,” said Taliban spokesperson Mohammed Khurasani in a statement.
Siddiqui, a neuroscientist, who has lived in the US for years, was sentenced to 86 years in prison after being arrested in Afghanistan, accused of trying to kill American soldiers, Efe news reported. He also asked Trump to put an end to the military support to Pakistan in the fight against terrorism.
“Pakistan came into being in the me of Islam, therefore, we want Islamic law in it. They are killing us massively and destroying our properties for this demand,” Khurasani added in the statement. (IANS)