Lawyers seek FIR into alleged leak video of Zubair Umar

KARACHI: Two lawyers have moved to the City Court police station in Karachi to register case into alleged leak video of Sindh’s former governor and PML-N leader, Muhammad Zubair Umar. The lawyers have lodged a complain to register the case

IGP Islamabad briefs PM about progress in couple harassment case

ISLAMABAD: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday and briefed him on the law and order situation in the federal capital. IGP Islamabad Qazi Jameel-ur-Rehman and briefed him about the progress made so

Mufti Aziz case: Forensic report confirms video was not edited

LAHORE: The video of cleric Mufti Aziz-ur-Rehman sexually abusing his seminary student has been found genuine without any alterations The forensic report of the video proves that individuals who appeared in it were Mufti Aziz and a seminary student. The

Asma Rani case: Man sentenced to death for killing medical student

PESHAWAR: A district and sessions court on Friday handed the death sentence to the main accused in the Asma Rani murder case. District and Sessions Judge Ashfaq Taj announced this verdict after examining evidence and hearing arguments of both prosecution

Pakistan witnesses decline in COVID-19 cases, positivity rate below 2%

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan witnessed a decline in the number of coronavirus cases on Friday while the positivity ratio dropped below two percent. According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Pakistan reported 1,043 cases and 39 deaths in the previous

Myanmar junta set to start trial of Suu Kyi since coup

YANGON: The trial of Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi was set to start on Monday, as the junta that overthrew her elected government rejected criticism by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights over its use of deadly

NAB files another reference against Zardari in fake bank accounts case

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a reference against former president Asif Ali Zardari into a multi-billion rupees fake accounts case. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman along with a former employee of the President House, Mushtaq Ahmed,

India reports record 145,384 COVID-19 infections in a day

MUMBAI: India reported a record 145,384 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday as the country grappled with an overwhelming second-wave of infections. A five-month high 794 deaths brought the toll to 168,436, health ministry data showed, as the pandemic forced the

Lahore motorway gang rape case: ATC to announce verdict today

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) hearing the Lahore motorway gang rape case will announce its verdict today (Saturday) after arguments from the relevant parties concluded. The Lahore ATC reserved its verdict in the Lahore motorway gang-rape case during a hearing

ATC indicts two suspects in motorway gang-rape case

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday has indicted two suspects in the Lahore-Sialkot motorway gang-rape case. Prime suspect Abid Malhi and co-suspect Shafqat Bagga were presented before the court and pleaded not guilty. Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta directed the prosecution

Police fail to find evidence in college student’s rape case

KARACHI: The investigation in case of the alleged kidnapping and gang rape of a student in Gulshan-e-Hadeed took a new turn as no evidence of sexual abuse was found. The family of the girl living had claimed that her daughter

Six booked for killing two brothers in Karachi

KARACHI: A case has been registered against six suspects in the murder of two brothers who were shot dead near the FTC Building a day earlier. Police have registered a case on the complaint of the victim’s son. Four suspects

Disqualification case: ECP imposes Rs50,000 fine on Faisal Vawda

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan imposed a fine of Rs50,000 on Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda on seeking adjournments repeatedly in the disqualification case and directed him to appear in-person on the next hearing. A five-member bench

Daniel Pearl case: SC defers release of prime accused till tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday deferred the release of the prime accused in Daniel Pearl murder case till tomorrow (Tuesday) while hearing review petition of the Sindh government. The one-day extension has been granted on the request of the

Daniel Pearl case

The gruesome murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002 had shocked the world and sparked outrage. After nearly two decades, the Supreme Court has acquitted the main suspects and ordered their immediate bringing the case back into the spotlight.

SC orders release of prime suspect in Daniel Pearl murder case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the appeal of the Sindh government against the Sindh High Court’s (SHC) decision to overturn the conviction of the prime suspect in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl. A three-member bench of

Waqas murder case: Four policemen sent on eight-day physical remand

FAISALABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday handed over the four accused policemen on eight-day physical remand in Waqas murder case. The court heard the case related to the murder of a citizen Waqas who was killed after firing of

Rana Sanaullah summoned for indictment on Feb 4 in drugs case

LAHORE: An anti-narcotics court in Lahore deferred indictment of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah and other accused in the drug recovery case. During the hearing on Saturday, the lawyer of the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) told the court

Foreign Funding case: Agents responsible if illegal funds received, PTI tells ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has submitted completed details to the scrutiny committee of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in the foreign funding case, adding that if any funds were collected illegally, then responsibility lied with the agent(s). The

ATC awards two-year jail term in Nankana Sahib incident

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore awarded two-year imprisonment to a suspect in the Gurdwara Nankana Sahib incident case. The ATC judge announced a two-year jail term to Imran Chisti and also imposed a fine of Rs10,000 Another accused

AC indicts Ahsan Iqbal in Narowal Sports Complex case

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Tuesday indicted senior Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal in the Narowal Sports City Complex case. The reference was heard by accountability judge Syed Asghar Ali. Former Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) director-general Akhtar Nawaz

Arzoo’s age determined between 14-15 years old: SHC told

KARACHI: The medical report to determine minor girl Arzoo, who was allegedly abducted, forcefully converted, and married was submitted in the Sindh High Court. During the hearing, the medical board constituted by the government on court orders to determine Arzoo’s

Indian woman registers case after discovering husband’s baldness

MUMBAI: An Indian woman has filed a complaint against her husband for breach of trust after discovering that he is bald. The 27-year-old woman, who is a chartered accountant by profession, had an arranged marriage last month. Police in Naya

Investigation officer booked for tampering evidence in girl’s murder case

KARACHI: The investigation officer in the case of a young woman, who had died in an apparent suicide, has been arrested for allegedly tampering and destroying key evidence. In September, 25-year-old Areeba was found dead in her apartment in Mehmoodabad

Prime suspects granted bail in Dr Maha Shah’s suicide case

KARACHI: A court on Wednesday approved the bail of two prime suspects in the alleged suicide case of Dr Maha Ali Shah. The two men Junaid Khan and Waqas Rizvi, who had fled the city courts after their bail was

SHC admits appeals against Baldia factory fire verdict

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday admitted for hearing appeals of five convicts challenging their sentences in the Baldia factory fire case. A two-judge bench of the SHC issued notice to the Prosecutor General and sought the complete

Man blackmailed to pay Rs8 million over sexual assault case

ISLAMABAD: A wealthy individual has claimed that he has been fleeced of Rs8 million after being blackmailed by a group of criminals in connivance with the police over a sexual assault case. On 7th September, a case was registered at

Nehal Hashmi, sons granted bail in police attack case

KARACHI: A court on Saturday granted bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nehal Hashmi and his sons in a case of attacking two police officers. Hashmi was presented before a judicial magistrate in the City Court for remand in

Police start investigation in Clifton kidnapping, rape case

KARACHI: Police have started investigating the case of a woman who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted in Clifton area of Karachi. An FIR has been registered at the Boat Basin police station. Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) South Sheraz has been

Uzair Baloch indicted in Arshad Pappu murder case

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday indicted Lyari gang leader Uzair Baloch and others accused in the murder of notorious gangster Arshad Pappu. The ATC judge read out an amended charge sheet to Uzair Baloch, Shahjahan Baloch, former SHO Chand