Topic: Charges
egypt jails terrorism charges
October 23, 2014

Egypt jails 25 on terrorism charges

CAIRO : An Egyptian court jailed 25 men Wednesday for from seven years to life for planning “terrorist attacks” on state institutions during the presidency of Islamist Mohamed Morsi.The accused, members of the so-called “Nasr City Cell,” were arrested in 2012 after an ...

anf arrests drug charges
October 22, 2014

ANF arrests 3 on drug charges

Rawalpindi - The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) arrested three persons in different operations conducted in different parts of the country and recovered huge quantity of narcotics.According to details, ANF Rawalpindi apprehended two real brothers namely Muhammad Arif and Hikmat Khan, residents of ...

sc summons ary ceo anchor frame charges
October 14, 2014

SC summons ARY CEO, anchor to frame charges

Islamabad - Dismissing reply of ARY TV Chief Executive Officer and anchorperson, the Supreme Court Monday summoned them for framing of charges for telecasting anti-judiciary programme on 30th October.A three-member special bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal, hearing Independent Media Group’s ...

Serbia charges five over terrorist recruitment

BELGRADE : Serbia’s prosecutor for organised crime said Wednesday he has charged five men for terrorism over recruiting, financing and transporting fighters for conflict in Syria.The five are accused of ‘joining forces to finance terrorism, train and recruit people for terrorist ...

Students protest mineral water charges in AAU

Islamabad- Students of Arid Agriculture University (AAU) Rawalpindi have voiced a strong protest against charging of extra amount of Rs 1,200 per student by university management in the name of mineral water charges. The university has started charging Rs 1,200 in the name of mineral water every ...

drops terror charges gitmo detainee
October 02, 2014

UK drops terror charges against ex-Gitmo detainee

LondonBritish prosecutors on Wednesday dropped seven terror charges against former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg relating to the conflict in Syria. The 45-year-old has been in custody since March awaiting a trial, which was due to start on Monday, but is now expected to walk free following ...

held drug charges
September 30, 2014

11 held on drug charges

rawalpindiThe anti-narcotics force (ANF) conducted raids against drug mafia and recovered huge quantity of narcotics, besides arresting 11 smugglers including two women and confiscating three vehicles, informed ANF spokesman here on Monday.According to him, ANF in 7 successful operations conducted ...

ecp meet rigging charges
September 29, 2014, 7:35 pm

ECP to meet for considering rigging charges

ISLAMABAD- An important meeting of Election Commission under Acting Chief Election Commissioner Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will be held tomorrow to consider complaints about use of poor quality magnetic ink and printing of additional ballot papers in Urdu Bazar. According to details, the election ...

taliban publicly executes people kidnap charges
September 27, 2014, 4:51 pm

Taliban publicly executes three people over kidnap charges

ZURMAT- The Taliban militants group publicly executed three people over robbery and kidnapping charges in eastern Paktia province of Afghanistan. Taliban group spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, said the three individuals were found guilty during a public court hearing. Mujahid claimed that the convicts ...

multan doctor arrested rape charges
September 24, 2014, 1:36 pm

Multan: Doctor arrested on rape charges

Multan- The doctor, who allegedly raped a needy female patient by beguiling her with an employment offer, has been arrested. The accused confessed his guilt. The woman, the resident of Multan area of Wilayatabad, visited Doctor Raza, who coaxed her into coming to his house the next day by saying ...

pia flight crew held smuggling charges
September 22, 2014

PIA flight crew held over smuggling charges

LAHORE- Whole crew of a PIA plane coming from London was detained at Lahore airport by Customs officials on charges of carrying unpermitted amount of foreign currency and expansive cell phones.Aamir Hashmi, pilot of the flight PK-758, and his crew were later released on the intervention of Adviser ...

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 ...

atc frames charges gullu butt
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 ...