Pakistani judge delays hearing for jailed U.S. diplomat
February 17th, 2011
11:03 AM ET

Pakistani judge delays hearing for jailed U.S. diplomat

A Pakistani judge on Thursday postponed until March 14 a hearing for a jailed American diplomat accused of shooting and killing two men, a government official said.

Thursday's hearing was delayed after the Foreign Ministry asked that it be given three weeks to respond to questions from the Lahore High Court about whether Raymond Davis is entitled to diplomatic immunity, according to Khawaja Haris, a senior government attorney.

Davis was not in court and neither was his lawyer or any representative from the U.S. Embassy, Haris said.

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  1. tj

    if bloody super power is unable to know why world hate them..........if they dont know.... i repeat if they dont know then they must ask pakistan....... and if they know all then might be knowing the fate also........ dear its PAKISTAN......
    PAKISTAN ZINDA BAAD

    February 25, 2011 at 1:03 am | Report abuse |
  2. Shahid

    Please CNN don't lie about Raymond's staus, he is not diplomat, he is part of consular staff, it means veiana convention 1963 will apply on him. And it gives partial immunity, and for graves crimes like murder there is o immunity.

    February 22, 2011 at 6:54 am | Report abuse |
  3. Iqbaal..

    Pakistan government and police should find all the terrorists in Pakistan and Afghan border and inside Pakistan. Then there will be no outsiders spying in side Pakistan. Do a favor to this world !!! Free your country (Pakistan) from terrorists who is a threat to USA and other countries.

    February 21, 2011 at 6:16 am | Report abuse |
  4. fasial

    Pak govt officals testimony othe before joining any govt or army post in pak : In the name of war on terror to get more $$ I testify to kill more pakis...Am I correct shame pak govt. I am also patriaot paki. but very sorry to say this.

    February 21, 2011 at 5:43 am | Report abuse |
  5. fasial

    raymon davis is not killer , killer are pakistani govt. officals who are giving avery possibility for killing pakis on the name of war on terror at the cost of few million $ for few govt. officals..shame for pak. govt. ...don't blam amercans.. who let them come there ..with all their weopons ..its pak. govt. officals..

    February 21, 2011 at 5:32 am | Report abuse |
  6. Talal Pasha

    CNN is not showing the true face of Raymond Davis. American media is trying to stop the leakage of his real face.
    American govt is pressuring on Pakistan to bring him the Diplomatic immunity. The proofs of his terrorist activities is this that there are snaps of Pakistani Sensitive places, bridges, Barracks, Military Routes / Offices etc. guns, GPRS Decoder, mask, gloves, knife, first aid kit. wireless.
    He has all those things which a Spy has?
    Pakistani are against the terrorism, But we know that the most of terrorist spread in our country by the American govt and our Puppit American leaders.

    February 21, 2011 at 3:57 am | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      Talal – you spoke the truth, I guess. I can only hope Pakistan can reach a deal with Taliban and US to stop this ugly civil war.

      February 21, 2011 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  7. Kurt Larson

    It's hilarious that in the entire world, only the U.S. media outlets are not allowed to admit that Davis is a CIA agent. We're the only country being kept in the dark. Check out the Guardian UK or any other news source outside the U.S. and you'll notice he is only ever referred to as a "36-year-old former special forces soldier employed by the CIA"

    February 20, 2011 at 11:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      Sharefacts and KurtLarson are right. Bush clearly stated that the administration would used lies in this war, but he could not force other countries to do the same !

      February 21, 2011 at 2:22 am | Report abuse |
  8. Sharefacts

    American who sparked diplomatic crisis over Lahore shooting was CIA spy == Guardian.co.uk
    • Raymond Davis employed by CIA 'beyond shadow of doubt'
    • Former soldier charged with murder over deaths of two men
    • Davis accused of shooting one man twice in the back as he fled

    February 20, 2011 at 9:25 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Hasan Mobeen

    I m not sure he was diplomat or not but I definitely know that diplomats dont carry weapons with them and they avoid going to crowded places...

    February 19, 2011 at 2:53 am | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      Very true, local police has the duty to protect foreign diplomats.

      February 19, 2011 at 5:38 am | Report abuse |
  10. ShareFacts

    Every one also should read an article from STRATFOR Global Intelligence ( written by Ex-US Intelligence officers)
    Topic == ""The Threat of Civil Unrest in Pakistan and the Davis Case""
    Which concludes that Raymond Davis is a Spy and he was informed before sending to Pakistan that in case he get caught, US will not be able to get him free.

    February 17, 2011 at 2:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      This would be fine, a good news if confirmed.

      February 17, 2011 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  11. ShareFacts

    He is a Spy Killer. Diplomats don't carry Illegal weapon with out license. Driving car with fake number plate.
    3 magazines. GPS decoder. Photo's on Pakistan military installations. His interrogation video on you-tube, where he says that he is a "Consultant" working at US Lahore counsel general. (Vienna convention immunity only applies for diplomat working in US embassy in Islamabad == No Immunity) Lahore Police concluded after investigation that this Spy killed those 2 kids in Cold Murder. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi concluded after looking in to Foreign office record that FO do not have any entry for this Spy as diplomat. Now court will decide is fate.

    February 17, 2011 at 1:52 pm | Report abuse |