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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