IHC reserves judgment on Sharif family appeals

NEWS LINE:- ISLAMABAD:- Islamabad High Court (IHC) has reserved the judgment on the appeals of the Sharif family against conviction in Evenfield reference verdict. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Safdar had petitioned against the Evenfield verdict. Hence, all three sentenced to jail for 11, eight and one year respectively. Consequently, A two-member bench of the IHC reserved its judgement on their appeals. IHC Bench said that ‘a reasonable judgement will be passed’. IHC Bench was comprising of Justice Athar Minallah and Justice MianGul…

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Naqeeb Ullah Murder Case: Rao Anwar got Travel Relief

Naqeeb Ullah Murder Case

KARACHI (NEWSLINE ):- Anti-terrorism court (ATC) has allowed former Malir senior superintendent of police (SSP) Rao Anwar to go anywhere in the city to meet his relatives to spend Eidul Azha with them. Rao Anwar, along with over a dozen police subordinates, has been standing trial over charges of involvement in the murders Naqeebullah Mehsud. Three other citizens in a fake police encounter in Shah Latif Town in January this year. According to media reports, permission was granted to the suspended police officer on is request during a hearing on Saturday.…

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Woman Gang-raped in front of her Father in Lahore

NEWSLINE:- LAHORE:- Three robbers barged into a house, looted valuables and assaulted a 32-year-old woman in front of her father in the Gujjarpura police limits in Lahore. Police have registered a case against the accused and started investigations. A police official said the robbers had barged into the house of Ishaq in Gujjarpura. They held the family hostage at gunpoint and raped the woman. They fled the scene after looting valuables worth lakhs of rupees. Police after being informed reached the scene and collected forensic evidence. They also recorded the…

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Court Directs Imran to argue on Sharif’s Damages Suit

NEWS LINE:- LAHORE:- Sessions court of Lahore directed lawyers of both PTI Chief Imran Khan and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif to come up with arguments on territorial jurisdiction of the court to hear Rs 10 billion damages suit of the latter against the former. Additional district & sessions judge Anjum Mumtaz passed the order and put off further hearing until Sept 1. During the hearing, Advocate Sajid Munawar Qureshi, the associate of Advocate Babar Awan, represented PTI Chief Imran Khan and questioned the territorial jurisdiction of the court to hear…

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LHC Restrained to Collect Advance TAX from Marriage Halls

NEWS LINE:- LAHORE:- The Lahore High Court directs FBR to submit reply to collection of advance tax from marriage halls and others and barred it from taking coercive action against the defaulters of advance tax. Justice Shahid Jamil Khan passed the order on petition moved by number of marriage halls’ owners against recent amendment to Section 236 of the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 under Finance Act 2018. Justice Khan surprised over collection of fixed amount of advanced tax on every single function either it is small or big. The council…

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