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Suspect in Zainab murder case has no bank account: SBP report

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- In a report submitted to the Punjab cabinet’s sub-committee on Friday, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has concluded that Imran Ali, the accused in 7-year-old Zainab’s murder case, has no bank account registered on his name. The report was reviewed in a meeting attended by Additional Chief Secretary of Interiior Azam Suleman,

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JIT concludes first session, records statements in Intezar killing case

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) recorded statements of slain Intezar Ahmed’s bereaved father, Madiha Kiyani, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Muqaddas Haider and others in its first session convened on Friday in youth Intezar’s murder case. A probe team was formed to look into the case after Intezar was gunned down earlier this

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Top legal counsels refuse to represent Rao Anwar: sources

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Sources have reported on Friday that renowned legal counsels including those associated with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have refused to take up suspended police official Rao Anwar’s case. Reportedly, Anwar is seeking legal help in Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case and no counsel, until the filing of this report, has

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Zainab murder case: Two police held for leaking confession video of Imran Ali

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Authorities have held two police on Friday for allegedly leaking confession of suspect named Imran Ali in Zainab murder case to the people against the law. Suspect Ali’s confession video was broadcast on national television channels two days ago after he was kept at Model Town police station following arrest in Kasur. A

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Rangers claim seizure of weapons belonging to MQM-L’s militants

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Rangers deployed in Sindh to curb crime rate have seized a cache of weapons on Friday that purportedly belongs to armed operatives of Muttahida Qaumi Movement London (MQM-L). In an operation carried out in Shareefabad area, Pakistan Rangers seized weaponry and ammunition allegedly hidden by MQM-L operatives in a hole dug at the

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Naqeebullah innocent, killed in fake encounter: inquiry report

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Inquiry committee on Friday completed its probe into Naqeebullah Mehsud’s killing in alleged police encounter in Karachi. The final report will be presented in the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The 15-page report has declared Naqeebullah ‘innocent’ and his encounter ‘fake’. Statements of the two persons arrested along with Naqeeb have also been included

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SC will decide time period of ineligibility under Article 62 (1)F: CJP

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has said on Friday that the top court is to decide whether disqualified premier Nawaz Sharif is to be subjected to ineligibility for a year, for five years or for the lifetime under Article 62 (1)F. During hearing a case regarding an election issue in

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Hajj 2018: Balloting postponed after court order

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The ministry of religious affairs Friday postponed the Hajj balloting slated to take place today as Sindh High Court issued a stay order in this regard. Hajj balloting was scheduled to take place today which was halted by the government in a surprise last-minute move on Friday after the SHC order. Earlier on

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Basic steps should be taken for ‘necessary’ judicial reforms: CJP

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar highlighted the significance of judicial reforms by pointing out that basic decisions for the betterment have become essential. Talking to the meeting of Pakistan Law and Justice Commission, he voiced the need for improvement in the system of justice. He acknowledged that

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Zainab’s alleged murderer raped another two minor girls: DNA report

KASUR (Web Desk) – DNA sample of Imran Ali – the suspected rapist and killer of 7-year-old Zainab – matched with that of another two minor rape victims. DNA reports confirmed that the so-called serial killer raped two more girls in Kasur. One of the victims named Fauzia was allegedly raped by Imran during 2017.

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