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Police arrest Mansha Bomb from apex court premises

ISLAMABAD: Police on Monday arrested suspect Mansha Bomb, wanted in land grabbing, murder and attempted murder cases, from the premises of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Islamabad. He had reportedly surrendered himself to the top court and was present in a court room for more than four hours. He had submitted a plea seeking protective bail. Mansha wanted to meet the chief justice, however the latter was busy in a meeting. He has been transferred to Secretariat Police Station. DIG Investigation Syed Khurram Ali…

Apex court forms JIT to probe fake bank accounts case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has constituted a six-member joint investigation team (JIT) to investigate the fake bank accounts case.  "We constitute the following JIT for the purpose of conducting a thorough investigation into the matter of fake bank accounts subject matter of these proceedings to get to the truth, uncover the persons involved and collect all material evidence for the purpose of ensuring that in case an offence is made," reads the top court order in this regard. A bench of the apex court, headed by…

Apex court to protect rights of transgenders, says chief justice

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Thursday said the Supreme Court would fully protect the rights of transgenders, ARY News reported. “Transgenders are victim of social issues and they are not treated graciously,” he said while addressing a seminar about protection of transgenders’ rights.  He said trangenders enjoy rights of normal people. “They are already given right to vote and will be given more social rights in Pakistan.” Giving personal assurance to render transgenders their rights, the chief justice…

Not Imran but apex court denied his ownership of offshore company: Maryam

LAHORE: Maryam Nawaz on Saturday said it was the apex court who denied Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan’s ownership of the offshore company, while the latter had acknowledged its possession, ARY News reported. “Imran Khan conceded ownership of his offshore company before the court, but the Supreme Court said ‘no, it’s not your company’. The SC knows Imran’s matters more than him,” she said sarcastically. Addressing a public rally in Lahore, daughter of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif continued…

‘Flaws’ in JIT report to be challenged in apex court, says Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Tuesday said the Joint Investigation Team (JIT)’s final investigation report on Panama Papers case contained many gaps and flaws, which would soon be challenged in the Supreme Court. "The opposition should wait for a while as the JIT report is not yet final. Many documents in the report do not contain any signatures," he said while addressing a joint news conference along with Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and Special Assistant to Prime Minister Barrister Zafarullah Khan…

PTI chief failed to produce evidence before apex court: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb Sunday said Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has failed to produce any single piece of evidence before the apex court regarding Panama Papers case. “Imran Khan is deceiving the nation by issuing contradictory statements in the public meetings,” she said in a statement. Read More: PM cannot escape scot free from Panama case, says Imran Khan She said that Imran Khan was used to level baseless allegations while…