Jan 102018
 
IHC moved against deletion of forgery charges against Maryam, Safdar

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) here on Wednesday filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the November 8 order of an accountability court that had deleted the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Sep 052017
 
PHC dismisses judge?s petition against non-confirmation

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday dismissed a writ petition of former Islamabad High Court additional judge Azim Afridi against his non-confirmation as the IHC judge by the Judicial… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Jun 132017
 
CAA labour union questions govt?s step of delegating powers to private firms

 Privatisation of three airports IHC told CAA employees were public servants and they could not be forced to serve a private consortium under laws; court adjourns hearing till June… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

May 292017
 

ISLAMABAD: The judge hearing the juvenile housemaid’s torture case has recused himself from future hearings after finding the accused guilty. Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani has sent the case back to the chief justice of the Islamabad High Court (IHC), requesting that the case be placed before any other bench. Additional District and Sessions Judge Raja Khurram Ali Khan and his wife, Maheen Zafar were booked after a minor housemaid accused them of keeping her in wrongful confinement, burning her hand over a missing broom, beating her with a ladle, detaining her in a storeroom, before threatening her with even worse. Justice Kayani said that since he has conducted and concluded the enquiry proceedings against the judge, found him guilty and already suggested punishment, he can’t conduct trial proceedings any further. Child maid torture: Judge’s review petition on indictment rejected During the hearing, the counsel for suspects Raja Muhammad Farooq, Raja Rizwan Abbasi and Sohail Akhtar said they do not have any objection to the judge, but agreed that because the same judge conducted the inquiry, it would be better if he does not also conduct the trial. To this, Advocate General Mian Abdul Rauf said the court was empowered to simultaneously conduct criminal and civil proceedings. Earlier, Justice Kayani, while ruling that the application for compounding the offence with the parents of the minor was not maintainable, had indicted the suspects and directed the prosecution to produce witnesses and evidence. The suspects pleaded ‘not guilty’ and were currently standing trial. IHC [Read More…]

May 122017
 
IHC directs MoFA to issue speaking order in Indian citizen?s case

Dr Uzma denies marriage to Tahir Ali, blames him for intimidation, blackmail, sexual harassment in order to marry her dishonestly, seeks repatriation to India after provision of duplicate… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

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