Zardari avoids indictment in Park Lane reference
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Zardari avoids indictment in Park Lane reference

ISLAMABAD, Monday, June 06, 2020 (WNP): An accountability court could not indict former president Asif Ali Zardari on Monday in the Park Lane reference being pursued by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). During today’s hearing, the PPP co-chairperson filed an application, through his counsel Farooq H Naek, requesting the accountability court to give him some […]

Altaf ordered Dr Farooq's murder; rules court
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Altaf ordered Dr Farooq’s murder; rules court

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, June 18, 2020 (WNP/DL): An anti-terrorism court in Islamabad on Thursday ruled that MQM founder Altaf Hussain had the party’s senior leader Dr Imran Farooq assassinated and sentenced three men to life imprisonment for their involvement in the murder. “It is proved that Altaf Hussain ordered the killing of Dr Imran Farooq,” read […]

Farogh Naseem resigns as law minister to represent govt in Justice Isa's reference case
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Farogh Naseem resigns as law minister to represent govt in Justice Isa’s reference case

ISLAMABAD, Monday, June 01, 2020 (WNP/DL): MQM-P leader Farogh Naseem on Monday said that he has resigned from his post as law minister on the “request of the prime minister of Pakistan”. Naseem has stepped down in order to represent the government in the presidential references filed against Supreme Court judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa. […]

IHC crisis management committee to decide reopening of IDC by Tuesday
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IHC crisis management committee to decide reopening of IDC by Tuesday

ISLAMABAD, Sunday, May 31, 2020 (WNP): As per proposal, tendered by various lawyers’ bodies  that Islamabad District Court (IDC) should be reopened making precautionary measures mandatory for all including judicial officials, lawyers and litigants etcetera. However, a final decision in this regard will be made by the crisis management committee of the Islamabad High Court […]

NAB directed to facilitate Mir Shakil's meeting with family as per law
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NAB directed to facilitate Mir Shakil’s meeting with family as per law

LAHORE, Saturday, March 14, 2020 (WNP): An accountability court Saturday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to facilitate the meetings of Jang Group editor-in-chief Mir Shakilur Rehman with his family members according to the law. Shakil’s son Mir Ibrahim Rahman, mother Mrs Khalilur Rehman and wife Shaheena Shakeel filed an application in the court, seeking […]

Mir Shakilur Rahman remanded into NAB's custody for 12 days
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Mir Shakilur Rahman remanded into NAB’s custody for 12 days

LAHORE, Friday, March 13, 2020 (WNP): An accountability court on Friday granted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) 12-day physical remand of Jang Group’s Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakilur Rahman in a property case. The court had originally granted NAB an 11-day physical remand but extended it by a day when Rahman’s counsel Aitizaz Ahsan said that he […]

Peshawar high court strikes down law on retirement age increase
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PHC turns down law on retirement age increase

PESHAWAR, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 (WNP): The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday declared unconstitutional the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government act of increasing retirement age of government servants from 60 to 63 years by amending the civil servants law. A bench comprising Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth and Justice Mohammad Naeem Anwar accepted 10 petitions filed […]