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IHC forms bench on Sharifs’ bail pleas against sentence in Avenfield case

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday constituted two-judges bench on petitions filed by Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar against imprisonment sentences in Avenfield reference case. The bench will assume hearing on petitions …

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Shooting dog wrapped in party flag: KP police arrest two suspects

PESHAWAR-UNS- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police on Saturday announced that they had caught two men accused of shooting a dog multiple times for ‘politically-motivated reasons’. A 45-second clip of two men shooting a dog wrapped in a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Isaf (PTI) flag had emerged on Twitter on …

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Vote recount underway in several NA constituencies

ISLAMABAD: Vote recount underway in a number of National Assembly constituencies on the request of runner-up candidates who complained of irregularities in the counting process. A recount of votes is underway in NA-131 where PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique challenged PTI chief Imran Khan’s victory. …

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Major political parties say votes have been manipulated

ISLAMABAD -UNS-Major political parties have decried the delay in the election results and voiced their fear regarding polling day rigging. The PML-N, PPP and MQM have all held press conferences, saying that there were irregularities. On the other hand, some unofficial results have poured in, …

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Citizens should come out and vote, urges chief election commissioner

ISLAMABAD-UNS- The chief election commissioner has appealed to the people to come out and vote on July 25. In his message, Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan said that the Election Commission of Pakistan is working to ensure safe and transparent elections across the country. …

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IHC restores ECP’s notice to Imran for violating code of conduct in by-poll

ISLAMABAD -UNS– Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday restored Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) show cause notice to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for violating code of conduct in by-poll. A single bench comprised of Justice Amir Farooq conducted hearing. The court had reserved …

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Shehbaz demands facilities for Nawaz Sharif in jail as per privileges

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Monday has wrote a letter to caretaker Prime Minister (PM) Nasirul Mulk and interim Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Nasir Saeed Khosa demanding facilities for Nawaz Sharif in jail as per his privileges. The former …

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Accountability court granted six-week extension to conclude NAB references against Sharifs

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) on Tuesday granted additional six-week extension to accountability court to wrap up the trial against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in Alazizia and Flagship references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). …

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NAB again asks interior ministry to put Sharif family on ECL

ISLAMABAD -UNS – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday once again requested interior ministry to put names of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Capt (retd) Safdar and two others on Exit Control List (ECL). Earlier, NAB had asked interior ministry on February 11 and then again …

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Corruption Scam: Fawad Hassan Fawad handed over to NAB on 14-day physical remand

LAHROE -UNS – The Accountability Court of Lahore on Friday handed over ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif s principal secretary, Fawad Hassan Fawad to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on 14-day remand in Rs14 billion Ashiana Housing Scheme scam. The senior bureaucrat was produced before the …

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