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‘Wanted criminal’ under treatment at JPMC flees from police custody

KARACHI: A suspect who was admitted to the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) in Karachi for medical treatment has fled from police custody on Saturday, ARY News reported. Police said the most wanted criminal, Baba, also took a police official’s weapon with him.  The two of the three policemen who were posted with the suspect at the hospital have been arrested and a case has been registered at the Saddar police station against them. One of the police officials is on the run. ARY News correspondent…

Sharjeel Memon decries NAB’s ‘biased’ attitude towards him

KARACHI: Former Sindh Information Minister and PPP MPA Sharjeel Memon on Wednesday decried National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s attitude towards him. Speaking on the floor of the provincial assembly, Memon said that his name was put on Exit Control List (ECL) while he was abroad. He said he had taken a bail from Islamabad High Court before returning to Pakistan in March this year when he was taken into custody soon after his plane landed. Deploring his arrest upon his arrival at Islamabad airport, the PPP lawmaker…