By Raza Ruman
(Pakdestiny) Finally the Pakistani government broke its silence on Saturday and said Zaid Hamid has been released by Saudi authorities.
Zaid Hamid is not dead as reported by ARY media persons.
“Saudi Authorities have released Zaid Hamid and he is reaching Pakistan shortly,” the foreign ministry said today in its media briefing in Islamabad.
Earlier ARY media team member Asad Kheral had claimed that defense analyst Hamid died in Mina tragedy. “The Saudi government has pardoned Hamid for speaking against Arab monarchy. He was sentenced for eight years imprisonment and 1000 lashes.
The Pakistani government has reportedly played a role in his release. Pak Destiny