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April 17, 2018 6:24 AM Ex-judge, wife sentenced to one year in prison in Tayyaba torture case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday convicted former Additional Session judge Khurram Alik Khan and his wife Maheen Zafar in Tayyaba torture case. The court sentenced the former judge and his five to one year in jail and imposed Rs50,000 fine on each convict. Juvenile housemaid Tayyaba was tortured by the judge and his wife in December 2016 and after 8

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Indonesia’s Aceh to stop whipping criminals in public

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Indonesia's Aceh province will stop whipping criminals in public after a wave of international condemnation of the practice, local officials said Thursday. The conservative region on Sumatra island -- the only place in Muslim-majority Indonesia that follows Islamic law -- passed a regulation Thursday that will see criminals flogged 1

April 6, 2018 12:00 AM Brazil’s Lula ‘can be jailed’

BRASILIA: Brazil’s Supreme Court early on Thursday rejected former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s plea to avoid prison while he appeals a corruption conviction, in a vote that likely ends his political career and deepens divisions in the country. The pivotal vote was cast by Justice Rosa Weber against Lula’s request to avoid jail and begin serving 4

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM PPP observes death anniversary of ZA Bhutto

RAWALPINDI: The local leadership of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has observed 39th death anniversary of former prime minister and founder of (PPP) Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto at Jinnah Park (Old Jail) here on Wednesday (April 4). The local leadership of PPP arranged ‘Langer’ and provided milk and sharbat ‘sabeels.’ Quran Khawani started at around 11:15 am in which 7

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Brazil army commander ‘repudiates impunity’ on eve of Lula ruling

SAO PAULO: The commander of Brazil’s army ratcheted up tension on the eve of a Supreme Court decision on whether former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should be allowed to exhaust his appeals process before being sent to jail for a corruption conviction. General Eduardo Villas Boas wrote on his verified Twitter account on Tuesday evening that the army was “attentive 3

April 3, 2018 11:19 AM April 4 declared as holiday on death anniversary of Bhutto

KARACHI: The Sindh, Labour and Human Resources department has declared April 4 as a public holiday across Sindh on 39th death anniversary of former prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was was hanged to death on April 4, 1979 at the Rawalpindi district jail. Thousands of Pakistan People's Party loyalists throng the Garhi Khuda Bakhs 11

March 28, 2018 12:00 AM Sarabjit murder case adjourned

LAHORE: An additional district and sessions court on Tuesday summoned more prosecution witnesses and adjourned the hearing of Indian spy Sarabjit Singh murder case. Previously, in 2014, the court had indicted two accused persons Amir Tanba and Mudassir in Sarabjit Singh murder case. Amir Tanba and Mudassir, Kot-Lakhpat inmates, allegedly attacked and killed 2

March 27, 2018 4:17 PM SC accepts Nehal Hashmi’s apology, dispose of contempt case

ISLAMABAD: Accepting the written apology from PML-N leader Nehal Hashmi, Supreme Court on Tuesday disposed of contempt case against him. Three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing the contempt of court case against Nehal Hashmi. During the course of hearing, all the bar associations, termed Hashmi’s remarks regrettable and urged 4

March 24, 2018 11:27 AM Powerful Indian politician Lalu Prasad convicted fourth time for embezzlement

A powerful Indian politician was sentenced on Saturday to 14 years in prison for embezzling 37 million Indian rupees ($570,000) from a state government's treasury while he was the state's top elected official. Lalu Prasad Yadav was convicted of embezzling the money to buy fictitious medicines and cattle fodder while he was chief minister of Bihar state 2

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM Theft accused hurls shoe at judge

MULTAN: An under-trial theft accused hurled a shoe at a civil judge in the courtroom over languishing in jail despite issuance of his bail orders. Accused M Ijaz appeared before Civil Judge Zahid Qayyum and raised a hue and cry, saying that the court had granted him bail but he was yet not released due to absence of his release orders. The judge was hearing 5