Detention of convict in Pearl murder case extended

Detention of convict in Pearl murder case extendedISLAMABAD: The Sindh government has extended for another three months the detention period of Ahmed Omer Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted of kidnapping The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) bureau Chief Daniel Pearl, the Supreme Court was informed on Wednesday. A three-judge SC bench, headed by Justice Mushir Alam, at the previous hearing on Sept 28 […]

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Matiullah Jan’s kidnapping issue: Interior ministry refuses to send representative to Information Commission

Matiullah Jan’s kidnapping issue: Interior ministry refuses to send representative to Information CommissionISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry Thursday refused to send its representative to the Information Commission to explain why it has refused providing CCTV footage on the kidnapping of journalist Matiullah Jan recently to a citizen who had demanded it under the Right to Information Act of 2017. Earlier, the Interior Ministry had refused to even acknowledge […]

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SC seeks record of case against Jang owner

SC seeks record of case against Jang ownerISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court hearing a post-arrest bail plea of Chief Executive of the Jang Group of Newspapers Mir Shakeelur Rehman on Thursday summoned the NAB prosecutor general and asked the trial court to furnish complete update of the case. A three-judge SC bench headed by Justice Mushir Alam had taken up the appeal of […]

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