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  • LAHORE - A woman told the Lahore High Court Friday that she was sold for Rs165,000 and a motorcycle. Amina Nargis told the court of Justice Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi that her relative Sakeena Bibi sold her to Raza Hussnain, a resident of Burewala. She alleged Sakeena also got stamped her ...

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  • LAHORE: A woman told the Lahore High Court Friday that she was sold to a man for Rs165,000 and a motorcycle. Amina Nargis, the victim, said her relative Sakeena Bibi sold her to Raza Hussnain, a man who is resident of Burewala. It was first time that a woman claimed before the court that she was ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Lawyers’ Representative Convention was the biggest event of the legal fraternity held in the provincial capital. Lawyers from across the country participated in it and gave seven days to Nawaz Sharif to step down as prime minister and appear before the Joint Investigation ...

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  • LAHORE -  All Pakistan Lawyers’ Convention Saturday gave seven days to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down otherwise a countrywide protest movement would be launched against him. The convention also demanded removal of the NAB chairman and FIA director general, holding the Supreme ...

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  • LAHORE - The Supreme Court Bar Association and Lahore High Court Bar Association are holding convention today to decide their future course of action on Panama papers verdict. Earlier, the bars had demanded the prime minister to step down until the investigation of the case was completed. The ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court Wednesday agreed to constitute a commission to determine the facts about sugarcane crop, its environmental impact and its alleged damage to wheat and cotton in different parts of the province. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah took up the ...

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  • LAHORE - Appointment of permanent Inspector General of Police and establishment of Public Safety Commissions at provincial and district levels, detention of Hafiz Saeed and his appearance before a review board and alleged malpractice of Punjab Textbook Board remained the main issues at the courts ...

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  • LAHORE - There’s huge bustle at a plot of just over one kanal, located in the middle of homes, surrounded by heavy walls, with surveillance cameras installed outside its main gate and at corner of the front wall. Small vehicles, pick-ups and sometimes even small trucks pick and deliver ...

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  • LAHORE -  Cracks in the lawyers’ community appeared when Supreme Court Bar Association and Lahore High Court Bar Association unanimously rejected Pakistan Bar Council’s decision of not demanding resignation from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after the Supreme Court’s judgment ...

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  • LAHORE -  Pakistan Cotton Grinners Association Tuesday moved the Lahore High Court against functioning of sugar mills in southern Punjab. The association presented government’s data in the court claiming that sugar mills badly damaged the cotton belt. A division bench of LHC headed by ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court last week held that the power to appoint the vice chancellors of four universities rests with the Punjab government, not the Higher Education Commission. The court announced its verdict on an intra court appeal filed by Punjab government challenging single bench ...

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  • LAHORE - A woman was wounded critically when a gas-cylinder exploded at a house in the State Life Housing Society early Monday, rescue workers said. The lady was shifted to a hospital by Edhi ambulance service. According to the victim family, Sumera was cooking meal when the gas cylinder exploded ...

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  • LAHORE - A lawyer known for fighting for the public cause Friday recused himself from a public interest petition in protest, saying the Lahore High Court was not interested in such cases anymore. Noted lawyer Azhar Siddique had filed a petition in LHC for jobs of visually-impaired persons. The ...

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  • LAHORE -  Lawyers’ organizations stand divided over the start of a movement immediately against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, although they say with one voice that he has lost moral grounds to remain in office after the Supreme Court’s verdict on Panamagate. Pakistan Bar Council, ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court Bar Association’s demand of resignation from the Prime Minister remained as the most prominent event of the legal fraternity during the last week. This is the biggest bar of the country and the first one which has raised voice against PM Nawaz Sharif’s ...

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  • LAHORE - The demand from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down in the backdrop of Panamagate judgement has widened as lawyers have also jumped in now. The Lahore High Court Bar Association on Saturday called upon the prime minister to resign within seven days or face a lawyers’ movement, ...

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  • LAHORE - Lawyers have stressed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should step down so that he could not influence the Joint Investigation Team (JIT). SCBA Secretary Aftab Bajwa said through their decision, the judges had “laid their hands on the corruption of the rulers”. But, he added ...

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  • LAHORE - A Judicial magistrate Monday extended till April 21 physical remand of a man into FIA’s custody who appeared as country’s first accused for allegedly making over 600,000 children’ pornographic pictures and videos and selling them to foreign buyers. Sadaat Amin,45,  ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government last week submitted suggestions before the Lahore High Court that how the environmental pollution could be controlled and what the challenges it had been facing to tackle the issue. The LHC was hearing petition filed by Walid Iqbal through Advocate Sheraz Zaka seeking ...

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  • LAHORE - Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed last week approached the Supreme Court to become party to the Orange Line Metro Train project. In his plea, he alleged that the Punjab government concealed facts about agreement of the train project. He also stated the PML-N was ...

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  • LAHORE -  Though, successive governments insist they are committed to eliminating corruption, yet the performance of the accountability courts for the past many years do not show that they came up to the people’s expectations. As many as 250 cases have been pending with five ...

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  • LAHORE - The dismissal of a man’s bail allegedly involved in defrauding people in the name of Benazir Income Support Programme remained as the most important case during the last week. The Supreme Court Lahore registry took up his bail petition and rejected it over the said charges. Federal ...

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  • LAHORE - At a time the government is trying to complete the constitutional formalities to extend the term of military courts for another two years to effectively deal with terrorism cases, the anti-terrorism courts of Punjab, which have been in the field since 1997, have failed to decide the cases ...

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  • LAHORE - Leading legal experts Thursday slammed NAB for sending one of its top officials on forced leave, instead of initiating a case against him over corruption charges. Officials of the National Accountability Bureau involved in corruption or corrupt practices could be held accountable under NAB ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court last week announced two verdicts which have direct impact on the public at large: one about the self-executing powers of food safety officers to seal/punish any food outlet if found guilty of selling/manufacturing unhygienic food and the second about headcount of ...

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  • LAHORE - A petition moved by Inspector General Police, Punjab, Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera on which a full bench of the Lahore High Court suspended operation on summons issued to him by an anti-terrorism court in Model Town killings’ case remained as the most important matter during the last ...

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  • LAHORE - The disable persons can join any of the Central Superior Services (CSS) occupational groups now. Earlier, CSS Rule 9 (ii) limited their choice to only four designated CSS groups. In a 30-page detailed judgment, Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah yesterday struck down ...

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  • LAHORE - Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah Tuesday said that ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’ system would be a game changer in the judicial system but strike culture must be ended to make it a success. He expressed these views while addressing a ceremony about ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Lahore High Court Promotion Committee has recommended the promotion of five assistant registrars to the post of deputy registrar. LHC judge Justice Aminuddin Khan chaired the committee meeting and took up the matter of promotion of eight officials. The recommended officials were ...

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  • LAHORE - The suspension of 37 judicial officers who earlier had been made OSD remained perhaps the most important decision against the lower judiciary of Punjab during the last week. An administrative committee headed by Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah took the decision and also gave approval ...

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