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Benazir’s murder case – court extends custody of accused cops

Benazir’s murder case – court extends custody of accused cops

RAWALPINDI – The Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) hearing the Benazir Bhtuuo’s assassination case on Tuesday sent former City Police Officer (CPO) Saud Aziz and Superintendent of Police (SP) Khurram Shahzad on a 14-day judicial remand.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), after completing investigation, produced both the accused police officers in the court of ATC judge Rana Nisar Ahmed, who rejected their bail plea and sent them on remand. The court fixed next hearing on February

Halle Berry to fight for daughter’s custody

NEW YORK – Hollywood star Halle Berry is planning to take ex, Gabriel Aubry, to court to fight for the custody of their daughter, Nahla. “Halle Berry was forced to pull out of a film production in New York this week due to pending custody litigation involving her daughter,” her publicist told in a statement.
“She has attempted to resolve these custody issues amicably with her daughter’s father, Gabriel Aubry, directly, but given his lack of cooperation, Halle has no choice but to

SC orders listing all ‘missing people’ in intelligence custody

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the attorney general and the SC Registrar’s Office to compile a list of all missing persons against whom evidence was available that they were in custody of intelligence agencies.
A three-member bench – comprising Justice Raja Fayyaz Ahmed, Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali and Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa – sought the list so that the court could order registration of criminal cases against those responsible. The court noted that

Col Imam dies in Taliban custody

ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR – A former ISI official known as the “godfather” of the Afghan Taliban, Col (r) Sultan Amir Tarar – commonly known as Col Imam, died of a heart attack in the custody of North Waziristan based militants linked with the Taliban, nearly 10 months after his abduction.
Sources said the Taliban had confirmed his death but claimed that Imam had died in Khost province of Afghanistan. “His body is being brought to Shawal Valley in North Waziristan and may be handed over

Scam co-accused remanded in custody

LAHORE – An accountability court on Thursday handed over Aman Ullah Sahi, an accomplice of scam accused Syed Sibt-ul-Hassan Gillani alias Double Shah, to NAB on physical remand till February 4.
Aman Ullah Sahi is co-accused in what is regarded as the biggest financial scam in the history of Pakistan.
They would offer public at large to invest in the ‘schemes’ run by Double Shah, who said the investors could double their money in 75 days. The accused had received over Rs

Govt to ensure no one is kept in intel custody unlawfully

ISLAMABAD – In compliance with the directions of the Supreme Court, the government has decided in principle to formulate a legislation to ensure that any person arrested by intelligence agencies is detained under the law. The government has also decided to establish a tribunal to deal with the cases of missing persons.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Thursday chaired a meeting at the Ministry of Interior to discuss the implementation of the recommendations contained in the

3 Denmark attack suspects remanded in custody

COPENHAGEN – Three terror suspects were remanded in custody by a Danish court Thursday in connection with a foiled attack plot on a newspaper that published caricatures of Prophet Mohammed.
“The court has complied with the prosecution’s request for custody for four weeks, the first two weeks in isolation,” Lykke Soerensen, who heads the legal department of the Danish intelligence agency PET, said on television channel TV2. “We believe there are grounds for isolation,” she said,

Shahzain Bugti in FC custody

QUETTA: The Balochistan Frontier Corps on Wednesday arrested Shahzain Bugti along with his 27 bodyguards and party members after recovering a large cache of arms from their possession.
Shahzain is the provincial president of the Jamhoori Watan Party and the grandson of Baloch tribal leader late Nawab Akbar Bugti.
Shahzain, son of JWP chief Talal Akbar Bugti, was on his way to Quetta from Chaman. Police and Frontier Corps personnel signalled his 18-vehicle convoy to stop at

Missing prisoners are in ISI, MI’s custody, SC told

ISLAMABAD: The country’s top intelligence agencies on Thursday conceded before the Supreme Court that 11 missing inmates of the Adiala Jail were in their custody and being tried under the Army Act.
When a three-member SC bench, comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, resumed hearing the case of the 11 missing prisoners, Raja Muhammad Irshad, counsel for the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and

Missing prisoners not in agencies’ custody – Spy masters say they can’t be taken to court

ISLAMABAD: Attorney General Anwarul Haq on Wednesday submitted a reply in the Supreme Court Registrar’s Office on behalf of chiefs of intelligence agencies, who said they or the agencies they were heading could not be made respondents in constitutional petitions.
The heads of the intelligence agencies also said in the reply that the 11 prisoners who went missing from Adiala Jail were not in their custody, adding that petitions filed by legal heirs of the missing prisoners or

Detainee escapes from LHC bailiff’s custody

LAHORE: A detainee escaped from custody of a bailiff of Lahore High Court on Monday when the official was bringing him all alone to the court from police station Old Anarkali on foot.
The detainee, Pervez alias Peja, was to be produced in the court of Justice Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi in connection with a habeas corpus petition filed by his father.
According to the petitioner, Ludianwala police of Faisalabad had kept his son in illegal detention. And the court had deployed a

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