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Suo moto taken against finance ministry for opening account to collect dams’ funds

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar took a suo moto notice against the Ministry of Finance for opening up a bank account to receive donation money sent by the public for the construction of dams. The top judge remarked that the State Bank of Pakistan is giving an impression that the government set up the bank accounts for donations.“These funds are arranged by the Supreme Court,” Justice Nisar clarified. READ MORE: Water crisis looms large as Tarbela dam hits dead level However, the bench of Supreme Court…

Chief Justice takes notice of Mashal Khan’s murder

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of lynching of student of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan by mob over alleged blasphemy charges. The notice was taken on a news item published in a section of media containing the details of the incident. Taking notice of the matter, the Chief Justice of Pakistan has called report from IGP, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa within 36 hours. A group of university students and employees beat the Mass Communication student, Mashal, to death on…

Police arrest three more suspects in Karachi sexually abused girl case

KARACHI: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested three more suspects as IG Sindh A.D. Khawaja gets a briefing over investigation into the case of a sexually abused girl, raped and tortured in the neighbourhood of Korangi earlier this week. SSP Malir Rao Anwar and other senior police officials were also present in the meeting during which details of the latest arrests were revealed. Meanwhile, a search operation was underway to find whereabouts of a suspect, Sajid, a rickshaw driver by profession, after a woman…