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SC special bench hears JIT’s account on hurdles in probe

The special implementation bench of the Supreme Court directed the counsel of Hussain Nawaz to submit their response to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT)’s reply to their petition at the next hearing. The special bench was hearing issues related to the working of the JIT …

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HRCP criticises govt for failing to act on threats to journalists

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) condemned the killing of a journalist in Haripur and death threats and an apparent attack against another in Lahore. In a statement issued on Monday, the HRCP stated: “We have received with great concern reports of targeted killing …

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Three policemen shot dead in Quetta

QUETTA -UNS : Gunmen riding a motorcycle killed three policemen at a checkpoint in Quetta on Sunday before fleeing the scene. The incident occurred on the main Saryab Road of Quetta. According to AFP, the attack was later claimed by a local affiliate of the …

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Fourteen killed as heavy rainfall hits parts of Punjab,KP

LAHORE: At least fourteen people, including a woman, were killed and dozens wounded when heavy rainfall with thunderstorm lashed different parts of Punjab on Saturday night. The meteorological department forecast warned that more showers with thunderstorm and gusty winds are expected in some parts of …

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NBP president alleges Panama JIT members of maltreatment:Saeed involved in money laundering case

ISLAMABAD: One more complaint has been lodged against misconduct by the Panama Papers case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) during its hours-long interrogation, this time by National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Saeed Ahmad. The NBP president has written a letter to the Supreme Court registrar …

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Govt threatening Panama JIT:Wajid Zia submits petition in SC over threats

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Against the threatening and challenging of  JIT in Panama case by federal Government the JIT head submits petition in SC over threats filed a petition in the Supreme Court on Saturday informing it about the threats and difficulties faced by the members, according …

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Imran asks SC to make PM resign till JIT probe

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has asked the Supreme Court on Friday to make Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign till the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) completes probe into Panama case. He declared PM an obstacle in the investigation of his family’s …

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Hassan Nawaz appears before JIT for Panama Papers probe

ISLAMABAD -UNS– Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s younger son Hassan Nawaz appeared before Joint Investigation Team (JIT) today (Thursday) instead of June 10 (Saturday) after a change in schedule. According to sources, security arrangements inside and outside the Federal Judicial Academy have been beefed up to …

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Panama JIT to file separate petition against ‘threats’

ISLAMABAD -UNS– Joint Investigation Team (JIT) tasked by the Supreme Court of Pakistan for Panama case will file another petition against the matter of threats. JIT head and the representative from Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Wajid Zia said on Wednesday, while media talk, they will …

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Chairman accepts Hashmi’s request to withdraw resignation

ISLAMABAD – Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Wednesday accepted the request of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) beleaguered leader Nehal Hashmi’s request to withdraw resignation from Senate seat. Raza Rabbani confirmed that Nehal Hashmi came to his chamber on June 6 and requested him not to …

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