Saba Qamar, Bilal Saeed granted interim bail in controversial mosque shooting case
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Saba Qamar, Bilal Saeed granted interim bail in controversial mosque shooting case

LAHORE, Saturday, August 15, 2020 (WNP/DL): A sessions court on Saturday granted interim bail to actress Saba Qamar and singer Bilal Saeed in a case relating to shooting a music video in a mosque. The court heard an application filed by the celebrities seeking interim bail for a case registered against them. The court asked […]

Another petition filed against Saba Qamar, Bilal Saeed
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Another petition filed against Saba Qamar, Bilal Saeed

LAHORE, Saturday, August 15, 2020 (WNP/DL): A lawyer in Karachi, Liaqat Ali Khan Gabol, has also filed a petition against actress Saba Qamar and singer Bilal Saeed regarding their dance video shoot in Masjid Wazir Khan on Saturday. Additional District and Sessions Judge Karachi South sought reply from SHO City Court and others on August 22. The next hearing […]

Court directs for case registration against Bilal Saeed, Saba Qamar
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Court directs for case registration against Bilal Saeed, Saba Qamar

LAHORE, Thursday, August 13, 2020 (WNP/DL): A sessions court on Thursday ordered registration of an FIR against singer Bilal Saeed, actress Saba Qamar and others over shooting a music video at Wazir Khan Mosque. The court ordered SHO Akbari Gate to proceed against the proposed persons if some cognisable offence was made out. Additional District […]

SC expresses displeasure over police report on Matiullah Jan abduction
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SC expresses displeasure over police report on Matiullah Jan abduction

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, August 06, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed displeasure at the performance of the Islamabad police and lambasted the capital city police chief for a report his department submitted regarding the abduction of senior journalist Matiullah Jan last month. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed had […]

Pakistan should offer a chance more to India for Kulbhushan legal counsel's appointment: IHC
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Pakistan should offer a chance more to India for Kulbhushan legal counsel’s appointment: IHC

ISLAMABAD, Monday, August 03, 2020 (WNP/DL): Pakistan should once again offer India a chance to appoint legal counsel for RAW spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered on Monday. A two-member bench of the IHC headed by Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the petition to appoint a lawyer for Jadhav, who, according to […]

SC takes notice of Matiullah Jan's abduction; seeks report in 2 weeks
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SC takes notice of Matiullah Jan’s abduction; seeks report in 2 weeks

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (WNP/DL): Supreme Court (SC) Wednesday took notice of journalist Matiullah Jan’s abduction from the capital a day ago and directed the Islamabad police chief to submit a report on the incident in two weeks. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed and […]

No justification for FBR proceedings; says Justice Isa
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No justification for FBR proceedings; says Justice Isa

By Muhammad Rizwan ISLAMABAD, Monday, July 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): Justice Qazi Faez Isa on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking a review of its June 19 majority order requiring the verification of three offshore properties in his wife and children’s name by tax authorities. Filed through senior counsel Munir A. Malik, the petition argued that the […]

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 […]