Eight of ten of attempted murder of Yousafzai secretly released

Monday 08th June 2015 10:29 EDT

There have been allegations that the eight men who were supposedly given 25 years imprisonment for the attempted murder of Malala Yousafzai have been released “quietly, to avoid a media fuss.”

Only two of the ten men involved in the attempted assassination have been convicted in a secret trial, although all ten were given a 25-year jail sentence.

A senior security source in Pakistan has accused the officials of lying over the trial and convictions.

They stated, "The trial had absolutely no credibility as nobody was there to witness it but a public prosecutor, a judge, the army and the accused. This was a tactic to get the media pressure away from the Malala case because the whole world wanted convictions for the crime."

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