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Nawab Sahib: Davis goes on hunger strike in Kot Lakhpat prison

LAHORE : US Citizen Raymond Davis on Tuesday went on a hunger strike in Kot Lakhpat prison following his demands concerning food of its choice and removing cameras.

Raymond Davis is being held on judicial remand in the Kot Lakhpat prison in the murder of two Pakistani nationals.

According to media reports, US Citizen Raymond Davis went on a hunger strike in Kot Lakhpat prison after his legitimate demands according to him concerning food of its choice and removing cameras besides treating him like a gentlemen and not a prisoner were denied.

Raymond Davis while presenting his demands to the Jail Administration said that until his demands are not fulfilled he would not eat anything and will continue on a hunger strike in this regard.

On the other hand, Jail Administration were of a clear-cut stance that US Citizen Raymond Davis is a prisoner and not a VIP hence he will be treated like other prisoners.

They added that Davis would be provided food and accommodation like other prisoners languishing in Kot Lakhpat prison.

Meanwhile Police officials in Lahore once again met with the officials of the US Consulate for handing over the car and the driver who crushed to death Abadur Rehman in Lahore.

SP Investigation Civil Lines captain (R) Malik Liaquat repeated his demand to the officials of US Consulate for handing over the car and driver. On this, the US officials said that they were in contact with the Federal Government but could not get any directives yet in this regard.

SP Civil Lines said that Provincial Home Department also wrote six letters to the federal government in this case but no reply was given yet.



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