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Minus-one formula not acceptable to public, says Nawaz Sharif

QUETTA: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that minus-one formula not acceptable to the masses in aftermath of his ouster.  Addressing a public rally held on the 44th death anniversary of Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai at Ayub Stadium here, Sharif once against hit out at judiciary for disqualifying him. “I was disqualified by judges who themselves took oath under the PCO,” he asserted while lamenting Supreme Court’s landmark July 28 verdict. Taking a jibe at judges, Sharif said the verdict on Sadiq and…

Hit-and-run case: ATC extends judicial remand of MPA Achakzai by three days

QUETTA: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of Balochistan Assembly member Abdul Majeed Achakzai by three days in a hit-and-run case. The court has also reserved its verdict over the accused MPAs’s bail plea. Achakzai was arrested on June 24 for allegedly killing a traffic sergeant by running his vehicle over him at the GPO Chowk in Quetta. Later, he was booked in two other cases pertaining to a kidnapping registered at the Satellite Town police station in 2009 and attempted murder…