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Sheikh Rasheed foresees elimination of ‘corrupt families’ from country’s politics

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways  Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Saturday said that he is foreseeing the elimination of "corrupt families" from country's political scene, ARY NEWS reported.  "The political role of these corrupt families will end as we will enter the new year," Sheikh Rasheed said while addressing a press conference in Lahore. The minister, without naming anyone, said that rampant corruption has harmed every institution of the country leaving next to nothing in the national treasury. "They (the…

Nigeria launch crackdown on ‘corrupt judges’

ABUJA: Nigeria's secret police seized hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and assets in a series of anti-corruption raids targeting senior judges, drawing sharp condemnation Sunday from the bar association and rights groups.  During the nationwide operation which took place on Saturday, police detained seven judges, according to a security source, who said a total of 15 judges were being investigated for allegedly receiving bribes. The raids prompted the Nigerian Bar Association to declare a state of emergency,…

Ahsan Iqbal urges for judicial policy against corrupt masses

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal has urged the Chief Justice to form a judicial policy against corrupt elements and hence bringing them before the law - ARY News reports. The statement was made while talking to media here on Saturday during his visit to new building of the Pakistan Secretariat. Ahsan Iqbal told that 3.25 billion rupees were allocated for the construction of the building, however only 50 percent of that amount was spent on the structure and the rest of the sum went into…