Topic: Charges
london pia flight staff detained smuggling charges
September 21, 2014, 1:11 pm

London: PIA flight staff detained over smuggling charges

Lahore- Custom authorities took crew of PIA’s flight from London into custody on Sunday after recovering mobile phones and foreign currency. The authorities said that they have seized from the cabin crew of PK-758 cell phones worth millions of rupees and foreign currency. They said that ...

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September 20, 2014

ATC frames charges on Gullu Butt

LAHORE An Anti-Terrorism Court Friday framed charges on Gullu Butt allegedly involved in smashing vehicles parked outside Idara Minhajul Quran in Model Town.As the proceedings commenced, an investigation officer appeared in the court and said that the accused had committed the crime by smashing the ...

jailed terror charges china
September 19, 2014

Four jailed on terror charges in China

BEIJING : A Chinese court has sentenced four people to between 10 and 20 years in prison on terror-related charges, state media reported, as Beijing furthers a crackdown after a wave of violent attacks.The four individuals were found guilty on Wednesday of “participating in terrorist ...

College principal nabbed on charges of corruption

PESHAWAR - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested Bakht Zamin, Principal Government Vocational and Technical Training Centre Gulbahar, Peshawar on the charges of corruption, corrupt practices and misuse of authority in implementation of scheme of vocational training under ...

chinese director held sex charges
September 16, 2014

Chinese director held on sex charges

BEIJING - A Chinese film director who won the Berlin Film Festival’s prestigious Golden Bear has been detained on charges of ‘soliciting sex’, state media said, as Beijing steps up a crackdown against immoral behaviour.Wang Quanan, who secured the accolade for his 2006 movie ...

Khaleda Zia loses court battle on corruption charges

DHAKA - Bangladesh’s highest court on Sunday rejected appeals by opposition leader Khaleda Zia, clearing the way for her to stand trial on embezzlement charges that could see her jailed for life.Zia, a two times former prime minister and leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), went ...

bosnian ministers held corruption charges
September 11, 2014

Two Bosnian ministers held on corruption charges

SARAJEVO : Bosnian police arrested 11 people on Wednesday, including two regional ministers and a national parliament deputy, on charges of involvement in organised crime, money laundering and tax evasion, police and prosecutors said.The government has made efforts to crack down on graft in recent ...

bieber charges dropped limo driver
September 10, 2014

Bieber charges dropped in limo driver assault case

AFPTORONTOProsecutors dropped charges Monday against pop star Justin Bieber for an alleged assault of a limousine driver in late 2013, his lawyer said.The charge was withdrawn at a preliminary hearing ‘at the request of the crown,’ said lawyer Brian Greenspan. ‘We welcome the ...

court frame charges shahab gilani
September 09, 2014

Court to frame charges against Shahab, Gilani, others on 15th

RAWALPINDI - The Court of Narcotics Substance Control (CNSC) on Monday rejected the acquittal plea of Makhdoom Shahabuddin, PPP stalwart and former federal minister, in ephedrine smuggling case.The court also decided to frame charges on September 15, 2014 against 10 accused of ephedrine smuggling ...

egypt charges mursi leaking secrets qatar
September 07, 2014

Egypt charges Mursi with leaking state secrets to Qatar

CAIRO - Egypt charged ousted president Mohamed Mursi and nine others on Saturday with endangering national security by leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to Qatar, furthering a state crackdown on his outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.Relations between Qatar, a Gulf Arab state, and Egypt have ...

nab arrests clerk corruption charges
September 06, 2014

KP Nab arrests former clerk on corruption charges

PESHAWARThe National Accountability Bureau (Nab) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday arrested Riaz Muhammad Rashid, former Money Order Clerk GPO Dera Ismael Khan on charges of corruption in payment of money orders.  A complaint was received against Riaz Rashid, former Money Order Clerk DI Khan ...

taiwanese actor sobs drug charges
August 30, 2014

Taiwanese actor sobs over drug charges

BEIJING- A Taiwanese actor detained with the son of Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan for drugs offences in Beijing was released Friday and held a press conference to apologise tearfully for his crimes.Kai Ko, 23, was held in a police swoop two weeks ago as Beijing cracks down on drugs in a wider ...

pop star aska pleads guilty drug charges
August 29, 2014

Pop star Aska pleads guilty to drug charges

AFPTOKYOJapanese pop star Aska on Thursday pleaded guilty to drug charges after his May arrest made headlines across the country.More than 2,600 people queued in the rain to get one of just 21 seats in a Tokyo courtroom where the well-known celebrity was making his first public appearance since ...

NAB arrests assistant political agent on corruption charges

PESHAWAR - National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Thursday arrested Maqsood Hassan, assistant political agent Upper Kurram Agency, on the charges of accumulation of assets beyond known sources of his income.According to details, a complaint was received in KP NAB wherein it was ...

Teacher exonerated from harassment charges

ISLAMABAD - A three-member probe committee of Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) has honourably exonerated a professor from the charges of sexual harassment made by a female student about two months ago that brought a bad name to the varsity and sparked a debate for making stringent laws to curb ...

ecp rejects afzal khan rigging charges
August 28, 2014

ECP rejects Afzal Khan’s rigging charges

ISLAMABAD- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected the allegations by former ECP official Afzal Khan in connection with rigging in the general elections 2013.An important meeting of the ECP was held in Islamabad on Wednesday with acting Chief Election Commissioner Justice Anwar ...

cops fired corruption charges
August 27, 2014

3 cops fired on corruption charges

ATTOCK - District Police Officer Israr Ahmad Abbasi, taking strict action against the corrupt cops, has dismissed three police personnel while demoted another.According to details, the DPO has issued dismissal from service orders for ASI Kashif, ASI Zahid and Constable Waseem, while demoted SI ...

desh court charges opp supporters blast
August 26, 2014

B’desh court charges 147 Opp supporters over blast

DHAKA  - A court in Bangladesh on Monday ordered the trial of nearly 150 people, including senior leaders of the main opposition party, over an explosion outside their headquarters last year.The move to charge 147 people with setting off explosives in the capital Dhaka came as the opposition ...

ecp discuss imran riggings charges
August 25, 2014, 1:15 pm

ECP to discuss Imran’s rigging charges tomorrow

Islamabad- Reacting to the charges of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan regarding the massive riggings in May 11 general polls, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) summoned an important meeting today (Tuesday) to discuss Khan’s accusations. According to the ECP, all members ...

Thailand indicts 26 on terrorism, arms charges

BANGKOK - Twenty-six people accused of plotting an attack in Thailand have been indicted by a military court on charges including weapon possession and conspiring to commit terrorism, their lawyer said Saturday.The suspects were arrested in northeastern Thailand - a traditional stronghold of ...

desh charges islamists deadly attack
August 22, 2014

B’desh charges 13 Islamists over deadly 2001 attack

DHAKA : A Bangladesh court on Thursday charged 13 Islamists with murder over a 2001 bomb blast at a political rally in Dhaka that left five people dead.A judge ruled the head of the Harkat ul Jihad al Islami (HuJI) outfit, and four other members of the banned group should stand trial for the ...

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August 18, 2014

NAB arrests two on corruption charges

PESHAWAR - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sunday arrested Naveed Qadir, land acquisition collector Provincial Housing Authority, and Muhammad Asif, front man, for their alleged involvement in corruption and illegally receiving more than Rs 18 million in connivance with ...

CADD secy transferred on bad governance charges

ISLAMABAD - Faridullah Khan, secretary capital administration and development division (CADD), was transferred on Friday on the charges of bad governance, while the Secretary Communication Secretary Communication Fateh Muhammad has been given the additional charge of secretary CADD.Faridullah Khan ...

Opposition has levelled serious charges against me, I want you to investigate these charges without favour and fear

Opposition has levelled serious charges against me, I want you to investigate these charges without favour and fear

PPP Senators demand sacking of ECP

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan People's Party (PPP), the major opposition party in the Senate, Tuesday demanded of the government to sack the present Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), form a committee to probe allegations of rigging levelled by PTI chief and avoid confrontation to end the present ...

PM makes last-minute concession to marchers

ISLAMABAD - Accepting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s key demand for the audit of 2013 general elections through an apex court commission, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif once again asked political players to come to talks and the government would address all their genuine concerns, remaining within ...

Qadri to be held on sedition, terrorism charges: Mashhood

LAHORE - The government has made up its mind to arrest PAT Chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri on the charges of sedition, terrorism, provocation and committing anti-state acts. The police, with the help of other agencies including Rangers, have also started crackdown on the persons who the government ...

FIA fails to establish money laundering charges against Qadri

LAHORE  - FIA Lahore has finalised its inquiry against Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri and the investigation agency has found no clue of money laundering charges against PAT head, said sources in the agency on Thursday. The main inquiry was being conducted by Special ...

India right-wing party calls rape charges ‘a fashion’

NEW DELHI - Indian right-wing Hindu party Shiv Sena said Saturday filing sexual assault charges has ‘become a fashion’ in an article backing a police officer accused of rape.The hardline Hindu nationalist outfit, based in western Maharashtra state and a key ally of Prime Minister ...

Turkey charges 8 police in wiretapping probe

ISTANBUL : Turkish prosecutors have charged eight police officers with illegally eavesdropping on top officials including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media said Saturday. The eight were charged with illegal wiretapping, as well as forging official documents, and were remanded in ...