Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s death rumours on the social media have been rejected today by the Pakistan Envoy in the United States, reports said.
Pakistani consul general in Houston Aisha Farooqi visited detained scientist in Carswell detention facility in Texas on Wednesday.
As per the statement, Pakistani consul general in Houston Aisha Farooqi has met detained Pakistani scientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui in Texas. It was the fourth meeting in 14 months which continued about two hours.
The consulate also rejected the rumors regarding Dr Aafia’s death.
Earlier, rejecting the rumors regarding the death of her sister, Dr Fauzia said that such rumors have become a source of concern for the family, and appealed to the people not to spread it.
Fauzia added that she established contact with Pakistan’s Consular General in Texas Aisha Farooqi who maintained that she has not heard back from the local prison authorities, therefore, she could neither confirm nor deny any such information.
Some media outlets, citing Dr Fauzia, had reported that her family, for last two years, has not been able to establish contact with her.