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SC directs anti-corruption dept to initiate action in land grabbing case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Sunday, while hearing a land grabbing case, directed the Anti-Corruption Establishment to take action against encroachment on properties, ARY News reported. The Anti-Corruption Establishment submitted its report before the apex court apprising of encroachment on land by Khokhar brothers, belonging to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), in Islamabad. The report said the aforementioned accused occupied land of 40 kanals. Director general Anti Corruption told the court: “Khokhar brothers…

Probe team gets 72 hours to track down culprit behind Zainab rape, murder

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Sunday gave three days' time to a joint investigation team formed to probe the rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab in Kasur to complete the investigation and submit a report. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, was hearing the suo motu case of the Kasur incident at the apex court’s Lahore registry. At the outset, Regional Police Officer (RPO) Multan Muhammad Idrees, who is heading a joint investigation team constituted to probe the incident,…

Petition seeks suspension of Panamagate case hearing

LAHORE: A petition in Lahore Registry of the Supreme Court on Wednesday sought suspension of the Panama Papers case hearing in the apex court till the Parliament and the revenue board take decisions on the matter, ARY News reported. Petitioner Barrister Zafarullah has pleaded to the court that the Parliament has initiated proceedings over the Panama Papers issue and the Board of Revenue has also issued notices to the people named in the offshore companies scam. The petitioner has pleaded to the apex court to stop the…