Archive for January 2018

SHC issues notices to Faryal, others in Rs90b corruption case

Naimat Khan KARACHI: The Sindh High Court(SHC) on Wednesday issued notices to Faryal Talpur, sister of former President Asif Ali Zardari, in corruption case of Rs90 billion while restoring an old application against the PPP woman leader. An applicant had filed an application alleging that Faryal Talpur, Ayaz Soomro and others had done a corruption…

Read More

CJP takes suo motu notice on death of housemaid in KP

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The chief justice of Pakistan has taken suo motu notice of the mysterious death of 12-year-old domestic worker employed at house of the brother of a Khyber Pakhtunkhwa minister. According to a notification issued Thursday from the Supreme Court, CJP Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice over media reports, seeking details of…

Read More

KP generated 78MW electricity, Imran refutes CM Shehbaz’s claims

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said on Wednesday that the provincial government generated 78 Mega Watt (MW) of electricity in contrast to claims of Punjab chief minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif and added that projects to produce 4,000MW are under construction. PTI chief addressed a joint press conference with Peshawar CM…

Read More

Rao Anwar using WhatsApp, police incapable to trace location: IGP

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Inspector General Police (IGP) admitted that his department is incapable of tracing location of a person through WhatsApp call, informing that Sindh police wrote to PTA and asked for their assistance in tracing absconder Rao Anwar. He said, “The wanted officer (Rao Anwar) is using WhatsApp (for communication). Police is unable…

Read More

Witnesses identify three arrested policemen in Naqeeb Murder case

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Two Witnesses in Naqeeb Mehsud cases identified three police officials, who were arrested in connection with the case. The suspected police personnel were presented in the court of judicial magistrate Malir. First constable Muhammad Iqbal was presented. The witnesses told that court the Iqbal was standing near the police mobile in plainclothes…

Read More

SC removes Siddiqul Farooq as ETPB chairman

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered on Wednesday the removal of Siddiqul Farooq as the head of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB). Hearing the Katas Raj suo motu case, a three-member bench had summoned Farooq today over his controversial appointment and role in the ETPB, which looks after affairs of minorities’…

Read More