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Reko Diq case: Fawad wants Iftikhar Chaudhry to face jail

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry says Pakistan has been paying the price for former chief justice Iftikhar  Muhammad Chaudhry’s judgements. Referring to the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) imposing a penalty of $5.8bn on Pakistan in the Reko Diq case, he demanded that a high-level commission be appointed to determine the merits of the decisions handed down by the former top judge of the country. Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry be sent behind the bars…

Housing society scam: Son-in-law of ex-CJP Iftikhar Chaudhry arrested in Dubai

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chauhdry has said that the son-in-law of former chief justice, Iftikhar Chaudhry, has been arrested in Dubai in connection to the housing scheme scandal. Murtaza Amjad, son-in-law of Iftikhar Chaudhry, has been taken into custody in Dubai in the Eden Housing Scheme case, he told the media. He said Murtaza was arrested following request of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). He said the housing scheme scandal also had the name of former CJP's son Arsalan Iftikhar. Read: Nawaz…

Fawad says was warned from holding pressers against Iftikhar Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Reacting to the rejection of his nomination papers, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf  leader Fawad Chaudhry said there was nothing to worry about and it was merely aimed to hurt his election campaign. The PTI spokesman released a message claiming that he had received a message to refrain from holding press conferences against former chief justice and Justice Democratic Party head Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. "I received a message to refrain from holding press conferences against Iftikhar Chaudhry or my election…

Nawaz promised presidency to Iftikhar Chaudhry for rigging 2013 polls, claims Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) spokesman Fawad Chaudhry lambasted former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry for his alleged role in rigging 2013 elections on the behest of Nawaz Sharif. During his news conference on Monday, Fawad Chaudhry claimed that Iftikhar Chaudhry signed up a contract in which Nawaz Sharif guaranteed him the post of president for rigging the general elections of 2013. “After the failed attempt of introducing Reham Khan to malign PTI, Iftikhar Chaudhry is up against Imran Khan over again…

IHC gives authorities time to respond in bulletproof car case

ISLAMABAD: Expressing displeasure over the federal authorities for failing to submit their written response, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday gave them another chance to respond in a bulletproof car case.  At previous hearing, the court had deferred the pronouncement of its verdict in the case pertaining to issuance of a bulletproof car to the judge-turned politician, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. An IHC bench had given a chance to the ministry of interior, law and cabinet division to submit their written…

Zardari terms Iftikhar Chaudhry ‘a political judge’

MULTAN: Pakistan People's Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Friday said that he always told his aides that former CJP Iftikhar Chaudhry was a political judge and they should not pay heed to his advice or worry about his actions, ARY News reported. "The judge whose video went viral on social media was a political judge and I will ask him to have some shame," Zardari said while addressing a press conference. Though he did not name Chaudhry but it was former CJP whose video went viral on social media. The former…

‘Party leadership ordered to kill people in Karachi on May 12, 2007’

KARACHI: Two recently held suspects of a Karachi based political party have confessed to have killed scores of people on the roads of the city on May 12, 2007, on the orders of their party leadership, official sources told ARY News. Two days back, law enforcement agencies took Adnan Goshi and Wajid alias Wajih into their custody who made shocking revelations on Saturday that their party leadership had asked them to kill people in Karachi who came out to welcome then Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry. Must…

If Bhutto, Gilani can face SC, then Sharif will have to appear: Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: If former Prime Ministers' Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Yusuf Raza Gillani can appear in the Supreme Court, then Nawaz Sharif will also have to appear in the apex court when summoned. The views were expressed by former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry during ARY News program Powerplay hosted by Arshad Sharif. "If Gilani and the great Bhutto can be present, then Prime Minister will have have to appear in court," said Chaudhry when asked if he foresees Sharif appearing in the witness box.…