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Patients at JPMC put forward their complaints during CJP’s visit

KARACHI: Patients undergoing treatment at the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) put forward their claims to Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on the occasion of his visit to the hospital, on Saturday.  Stringent security measures were put in place before the arrival of the chief justice. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar visited the various departments…

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CJP takes notice of shifting of Shahrukh Jatoi to hospital, calls report from IGP Sindh

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Tuesday took notice of reported shifting of accused Sharukh Jatoi, and others from jail to hospital after cancellation of bail from Supreme Court of Pakistan. Taking notice of the issue, the Chief Justice of Pakistan has called report from Inspector General of Police Sindh and…

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CJP Nisar thanks IG Punjab police over progress in Zainab murder case

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar thanked Inspector General of Punjab police and dispensed with Zainab murder case. Hearing at the apex court’s Lahore Registry the suo moto murder case of little seven-year old Zainab who was killed in Kasur after sexual assault, CJP Nisar thanked IG Punjab Police Captain (rted.) Arif…

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SC has no jurisdiction to interpret election law in Islamic context: CJ

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice (CJ) Mian Saqib Nisar Friday observed that the Supreme Court had no jurisdiction to interpret election law on the basis of Islamic injunction. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Nisar heard the case pertaining to determining whether disqualification of lawmakers under Article 62(1)(f) is for life or…

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Faizabad dharna: IHC slams IB chief over viral audio recording

ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Siddiqui on Friday slammed IB chief over the viral audio leak in which controversial remarks were made about the chief justice.  Proceedings of the Faizaabad dharna took place at the Islamabad High Court which was presided over by Justice Shaukat Siddiqui. Justice Shaukat asked the IB chief to justify as to why…

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CJP asks govt to form policies to curb human trafficking

bISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Tuesday reprimanded the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) for its failure to curb human trafficking in the country and urged the government to formulate policies to help put an end to the menace. A three-member bench of the court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar…

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KP police should prove through performance it is not under political pressure: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Main Saqib Nisar said on Tuesday that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police should prove through its performance that it was not under any political pressure. The chief justice made the aforementioned statement during proceedings of the Asma murder case. During the hearing, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar slammed the performance of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa…

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Supreme Court takes notice of Talal Chaudhry’s anti-judiciary rant

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday took notice of PML-N leader Talal Chaudhry’s tirade against judiciary in a recent public meeting, Samaa reported. According to our correspondent, the court has issued contempt notice to Minister of State for Interior, Talal Chaudhry, ordering him to appear before it on Feb to clear his position. Chaudhry was…

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SC summons 12 media persons in Zainab murder case

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued notices to 12 media persons to appear in-person in Zainab murder case for tomorrow (Sunday) at Supreme Court Branch Registry Lahore. The media persons who have been summoned in-person, included Hameed Haroon, Shakeel ur Rehman, Rameeza, Fahad Hussain, I A Rehman, Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami, Kamran Khan, Kashif…

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Will the one who tried to influence Zainab case be punished, asks Maryam

LAHORE: PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz on Friday wondered in a tweet whether or not Dr Shahid Masood, who she accused of attempting to influence the decision in the Zainab rape and murder case, would be punished. In a couple of tweets, the daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wondered whether Dr Shahid Masood would…

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Zainab murder suspect patronised by political figures, had foreign currency accounts: Anchor tells SC

ISLAMABAD: Television anchor Dr Shahid Masood claimed before the Supreme Court on Thursday that the suspect in the Zainab rape and murder case was patronised by political figures and had foreign currency accounts.  A three-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan is hearing the case of the rape and murder of seven-year old Zainab…

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Supreme Court sets 72-hour deadline in Zainab murder case

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Sunday gave 72 hours to the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) director general for reaching at some definite conclusion in the Zainab murder case. The three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar passed the orders while hearing the suo motu notice against Zainab’s murder here at the Supreme…

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US chief justice orders review of sexual harassment standards in judiciary

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks at the dedication of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, U.S., September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON: U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said on Sunday he would launch a review in 2018 of how the federal judiciary handles…

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SC bars admissions in private medical colleges across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has barred all unregistered medical colleges across Pakistan from admitting students. Owners of the institutions have been ordered to provide details of their bank accounts. The unregistered medical colleges have been warned of serious consequences if they fail to comply with the apex court orders. The orders were issued by a…

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Police vehicle part of Chief Justice SHC’s protocol collides with bus, one killed

THATTA: One person was killed and as many as three were injured when a police vehicle that was part of the protocol of Sindh High Court’s Chief Justice, collided with a bus on Monday.  According to police, the collision took place at Sultanabad in Thatta when the police mobile and a bus collided. The driver…

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DG FIA should accept he can’t stop human smuggling, says CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said on Thursday that the Director-General of FIA should accept that he can’t take steps to stop human smuggling in Pakistan. These comments were made by the chief justice during a hearing on the killing of 20 people in Turbat. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had taken…

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Watch: Sindh University hit with harassment complaints

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of harassment of female students in Sindh University (Jamshoro) where, according to a victim, teachers harass female students for marks. The CJP has ordered registrar of the varsity to file a report on the issue. Watch this report…

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Every third woman is victim of torture: LHC CJ

LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah on Monday said that every third woman was a victim of torture in the province. Addressing inauguration of first Gender Based Violence Court here, he said, “We have to keep our mothers, sisters and daughters in mind to understand gender based violence cases.” He said,…

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Do not criticise if decision went against you: Chief Justice

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said on Thursday that those who were criticising the judiciary should refrain from doing so if the decision did not go in their favour.  In his remarks, the Chief Justice said that all institutes deserved to be respected including judges and the apex court. “Do not criticise…

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NTS fee: SC provides relief to job aspirants

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has ordered federal and provincial governments to file details of measures taken to provide relief to job aspirants. The Chief Justice of Pakistan took notice on an application of a university student stating that for each job vacancy they pay a fee which is too heavy for an unemployed person and…

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Justice Shahid Hameed takes oath as acting LHC CJ

LAHORE: Justice Shahid Hameed Dar on Monday took oath as acting chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC). Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali administered oath in ceremony held at the judges’ lounge of the court. LHC Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah is on official visit to Hungary to participate in an International Justice Conference….

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