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Shahid Masood sent to jail in PTV corruption case

ISLAMABAD: A district and sessions’ court on Thursday sent TV anchor Dr. Shahid Masood to jail on a judicial remand in PTV corruption case, ARY News reported. The TV journalist was produced before the court today after expiry of his physical remand in the case. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) requested the court to extend the physical remand of Dr. Masood for probe, however the plea was rejected. The court on Sept 14 issued arrest warrants of the TV anchor facing charges of irregularities while serving as…

Asia Bibi now in Islamabad after jail release: minister

LAHORE: Denying reports that Asia Bibi has flown out of country, Information Minister Punjab, Fayyaz ul Hasan Chauhan, says foreign media reports on the case are totally false, ARY News reported. ‘Asia Bibi is in Pakistan and she’s has gone nowhere,” said the minister while talking to media here. He confirmed that the woman was released from Multan jail and was then flown to Islamabad under tight security. He added that if the top court puts Asia Bibi on the Exit Control List (ECL), it will be acceptable to the…

Donkey punished for crashing into car in Pakpattan

PAKPATTAN: Police on Tuesday arrested a donkey for reportedly running into a car in Punjab's  Pakpattan district, ARY News reported. As per details, the donkey ran into the car, partially damaging it. Subsequently, the police took the donkey into custody and brought him to police check post where they tethered the animal to a tree. Donkeys had made headlines in the buildup to the July 25 general elections when some political activists reportedly beat them up to offend a rival party. They wrote a name of a rival…

Nawaz Sharif will go back to jail, says Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday said that former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif would go back to jail due to his cases being proceeded by National Accountability Bureau in a proper manner. He claimed that Nawaz Sharif was involved in transferring millions of rupee in a driver, cook and other security guard accounts besides transferring heavy amount to his daughter’s account. Talking to a private news channel, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that government had…

Donald Trump Jr says not worried about going to jail: report

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump's eldest son said he was not worried that he could be jailed over his role in the Russia probe, but suggested investigators might try to "create" legal difficulties for him. In an interview with ABC that aired Tuesday, he also attacked as "disgusting" the senior administration official who wrote a recent anonymous op-ed detailing a chaotic White House, and acknowledged the president's trusted inner circle has shrunk since the piece's publication. Trump Jr has been under scrutiny…

Nawaz Sharif won’t be able to complete jail term: Aitzaz Ahsan

LAHORE/KARACHI: There are been considerable reports that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is seeking a deal out of prison and has offered to go abroad in return. However, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan said he believes that Nawaz Sharif will not be able to complete his ten-year long jail term and will seek some reprieve out of prison. Speaking exclusively to ARY News on Tuesday, the senior lawyer said that based on circumstantial evidence and strong assumptions, Nawaz Sharif cannot stay in jail as…

Maryam’s request to ‘become a teacher in jail’ rejected

RAWALPINDI: Authorities in the Adiala Jail have turned down a request of Maryam Nawaz, daughter of imprisoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, to teach inmates in the Jail. The request of Maryam Nawaz was turned down because she is kept in a solitary confinement and under the prison rules she cannot interact with other inmates. Meanwhile, a legal team of Sharifs was allowed to meet the former premier and his daughter in the jail couple of days ago. It is also reported that son-in-law of Mr. Sharif, Capt (retd) Safdar…

‘Specialised cook, and a space to walk: Nawaz enjoying ‘better class’ facilities at Jail

LAHORE: Defying reports of abysmal condition in the prison for PML-N supremo, the caretaker Punjab government says deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif is being provided with all facilities at the jail for which he is entitled to. Caretaker Information Minister Ahmed Waqas Riaz informed journalists during a press briefing that the former premier was shifted to the jail on July 13 and was assigned ‘Better Class’ category of the prison the next day, July 14,” the minister said. He made the justification in an apparent…

Cabinet takes back decision to hold Nawaz, Maryam’s trial in jail

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Wednesday took back decision to hold trial of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and members of his family in the two pending cases inside jail.  Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk presided over a meeting of the cabinet in Islamabad in which a number of important decisions were made. The cabinet decided to withdraw a notification to conduct trial of the Sharif family in the two cases in Adiala jail. Briefing about the meeting, Caretaker Minister for Information and…

Man who encouraged attack on Prince George gets life in jail

LONDON: A British man who suggested militants should target four-year-old Prince George - destined to be Britain’s future king - was sentenced to life in jail on Friday. Husnain Rashid, 32, from Nelson in northwest England, will serve a minimum of 25 years. Rashid posted information on the messaging platform, Telegram, to encourage militants to carry out attacks around the world, along with information about possible targets. Prosecutors said this included posting a picture of Prince George, son of Queen Elizabeth’s…