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Pakistan SC stays execution of blasphemy accused Asia Bibi

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed execution of Asia Bibi on blasphemy charges, TheNewsTribe.com reported.

The full bench of Supreme Court ordered on Wednesday to stop implementation till next order.

Asia Bibi was found guilty of making derogatory comments about the Prophet Muhammad during an argument with a Muslim woman.

Earlier, the Lahore High Court rejected her appeal against the sentence passed by a lower court. Her lawyers have vowed to take the case to the Supreme Court.

Asia Bibi’s sentence in November, 2010 sparked global condemnation.