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CJP orders arrest of acid attack victim’s former husband

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered the immediate arrest of the suspect who threw acid on a woman's face in Lahore. The chief justice on Saturday heard an application at the apex court's Lahore registry filed by an acid attack victim. The woman, Naila Bibi, a resident of Green Town, said that was married in Bahawalpur and had received a divorce from her husband. She alleged that her former husband threw acid on her face after the divorce after being instigated by her former in-laws. CJP…

White House adviser Conway: ‘I’m a victim of sexual assault’

WASHINGTON: Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, said on Sunday that she was the victim of sexual assault and that women who survive such experiences should be heard. “I feel very empathetic, frankly, for victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment and rape,” Conway told CNN while defending the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault by one woman and sexual misconduct by two other women. “I’m a victim of sexual assault,” Conway said. Conway and White…

Sindh govt to bear treatment expenses for kids victims of power wire accident

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday directed health department to make necessary arrangements for the treatment of two boys who lost their arms and hands when high tension wires fell on them. Presiding over a cabinet meeting here at the CM House, the chief minister said that the incident of Umar, 8, of Ahsanabad and Haris, 9, of Surjani Town were extremely painful. “I want to rehabilitate them at any cost and the provincial government would bear all their treatment expenses wherever it is…

Father of gang-rape victim tells why he avoided reporting to police

KARACHI: Father of a gang-rape victim has said he did not report the incident to police for he believed that police's treatment with a poor was not encouraging. Talking to ARY News program 'Off The Record', he asked, "Has reporting police ever resolved an issue to date? I don't think that police listen to any poor man." A 13-year-old girl was gang-raped by a group of four members in Karachi. The rapists also extorted money from her through blackmailing. WATCH: Accused Imran Arshad explains how he kidnapped rape-slay…

Titanic victim’s letter sells for record $166,000

LONDON: A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a record price for correspondence from the doomed liner. The letter is one of the last known to have survived the sinking and still carries stains from its time in the Atlantic. Written by first-class passenger Alexander Oskar Holverson on embossed Titanic “on-board” stationary, the letter to his mother describes his impressions of the palatial ship, praising the food and…