Dr. Aafia terms US courts as “liars court”
Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani doctor detained in the United States on allegations of murder attack on US security officials termed the US courts as “liars court” and promised to boycott her January trial in New York.
According to US News Agency, Federal Judge Richard Briman when raised the case in the courtroom of US District Court, Dr. Aafia shouted that she neither recognizes the court nor her lawyers.
Dr. Aafia Siddiqui said that she does not recognize her defence lawyers and lawyers who claimed of taking her signature in the jail are strangers for her.
The formal hearing of the case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui would be held in District Court on January 19 in New York through Video Conference. Dr. Aafia also protested over strip search at the time of coming in the court. She left the courtroom and moved to nearby rooms.
Earlier, lawyer of Dr. Aafia, Charles Swift informed the judge that documents comprising 3500 papers were prepared against his client but there has been no information regarding assets to these papers.
The defence lawyer also mentioned the statement of a local Afghan witness in the cases against Dr. Aafia.
The judge directed lawyers to complete conferences with each other before formal hearing of the case to be held on January 19.
Many US human organizations and representatives of local mosques were present on the occasion.