‘Naqeebullah was innocent, was killed in a fake encounter,’ inquiry team

The death of Naqeebullah Mehsud was an extrajudicial killing, the Additional Inspector General of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), Dr Sanaullah Abbasi, told his grieving friends, family and tribesmen gathered on the outskirts of Karachi. Abbasi, who headed a three-member team investigating Naqeebullah’s killing in an ‘exchange of fire’, assured his ...

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Corruption cases: Two witnesses record statements against Nawaz, family

Two prosecution witnesses recorded their statements with the accountability court hearing corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family today. Nawaz arrived at the Federal Judicial Complex along with his daughter Maryam after departing from the Punjab House in Islamabad earlier. Two witnesses — Ghulam Mustafa and ...

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‘Rao Anwar could be arrested over non-cooperation’, says SSP Investigation Malir

As suspended SSP Malir Rao Anwar failed to show up today, SSP Investigation Malir Abid Qaimkhani said the arrest orders for the police officer could be issued over non-cooperation in the investigation of an ‘extrajudicial killing’ case. Talking to media persons here, Qaimkhani said the inquiry committee awaited Rao’s appearance ...

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Sindh Assembly condemns Imran, Sheikh Rasheed’s ‘anti-parliament’ remarks

The Sindh Assembly passed on Monday a resolution condemning Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan and Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed’s remarks against the Parliament. The resolution states that Imran insulted the Parliament by hurling abuses at it, adding that Imran should apologise to the nation. The resolution was presented ...

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