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24 May 2017 00:34 (South Africa)

US citizens sentenced to jail in Pakistan

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Five US citizens have been sentenced to 10 years in jail in Pakistan on suspicion of planning terrorism charges. The students had been in contact with militants in Pakistan, and were arrested in December, shortly after they arrived in Pakistan. The men claim that their intentions were pure, and that they merely wanted to help fellow Muslims in Afghanistan with medical and financial help. Read more: Reuters 

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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