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September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Adiala Jail official given clean chit in Hanif Abbasi probe

LAHORE: An inquiry committee constituted to probe the presence of PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi in the barrack of Nawaz Sharif has cleared Superintendent of Adiala Jail of charges and recommended action against over 50 officials of lower rank. The Punjab government had initiated an inquiry as the picture of Hanif Abbasi went viral on social media. Abbasi

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab Home Department paroled 750 convicts in nine years

LAHORE: The Punjab Home Department released only 750 convicted prisoners on parole across Punjab during the last nine years, The News has learnt. According to sources in the home department, 750 convicted murderers, who had completed their 1/3rd convictions, had been released on parole from 2009 to up till now. They were released after observing their 7

September 3, 2018 1:08 PM No traces of alcohol found in Sharjeel Memon's blood: report

No traces of alcohol have been found in the blood samples taken from incarcerated PPP leader Sharjeel Inam Memon, DawnNewsTV reported on Monday. The need for testing Memon's blood arose when on Saturday Chief Justice Saqib Nisar conducted a ‘raid’ on a room of Dr Ziauddin Hospital in Clifton, which was declared a sub-jail by provincial authorities, where

September 1, 2018 3:46 PM Sharjeel Memon shifted to jail after CJP raid

KARACHI: PPP leader Sharjeel Inam Memon on Saturday was shifted to Karachi Central Jail after three bottles of alcohol were recovered during a raid by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar at the hospital he was admitted in. As many 3 bottles of liquor, drugs and packets of cigarettes were found from the room of former PPP minister on Saturday during

September 1, 2018 6:45 AM Found bottles of liquor in Sharjeel Memon's room: CJP says after surprise hospital visit

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday revealed that three bottles of liquor were found in the room of incarcerated PPP leader Sharjeel Memon at Karachi's Ziauddin Hospital, where the top judge made a surprise early-morning visit. "When Sharjeel Memon was asked [about the liquor], he said they were not his," Justice Nisar said before

July 20, 2018 9:01 AM Nawaz Sharif will cast his vote in Elections 2018?

Pakistan goes to poll on Wednesday to elect new leader of the country days after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar were jailed after being convicted in a corruption reference. An accountability court sentenced Nawaz Sharif to 10 years imprisonment, Maryam Nawaz seven years and Safar 4

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM Over 2,700 candidates facing multiple charges

ISLAMABAD: In Pakistan’s democracy, corruption, money laundering, rape, murder and criminal charges really can pay. Yes, because around 2,715 out of around 21,482 candidates running for 1,070 seats in the Provincial Assemblies (PAs) as well as the National Assembly (NA) elections face corruption, criminal, rape, dual nationality, money laundering, extortion 7

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM PHC seeks reply from KP govt in case of Indian prisoner

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday sought reply from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and the Prisons Department in the case of an Indian prisoner who filed an application for shifting him to the Peshawar Central Prison as he was facing life threats at the Mardan Central Prison. Hamid Nehal Ansari, the Indian national who was sentenced 4

March 17, 2018 12:00 AM People in Sindh do not support Imran Khan: Khuhro

SUKKUR: PPP Sindh President Nisar Ahmed Khuhro on Friday, while addressing the party’s public meeting in village Noorabad near Taluka Warrah in district Qambar-Shahdadkot, said the people of Sindh do not support Imran Khan because he supported dictator Musharraf during referendum. Taking a jibe at Nawaz, he said that Nawaz Sharif would weep in prison 4

February 24, 2018 12:00 AM France clamps down on radical extremists in prisons, schools

LILLE, France: The French government said Friday said it would seal off extremists within prisons and open new centres to reintegrate returning militants into society as part of a plan to halt the spread of radicalism. France is experimenting with various ways of ending the drift towards extremism of young people growing up on the margins of society 8