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War Against Rape wins another case with hallmark judgement

KARACHI – In what can only be referred to as a hallmark judgment and a refreshing change from the manner in which rape cases are generally dealt with by lower courts, Additional District and Sessions Judge Karachi East Ch Wasim Iqbal sentenced a rapist to 14 years’ imprisonment with a fine of Rs 50,000. The accused was convicted on Monday under Section 265-H (2) of the Criminal Procedure Code for the offence punishable under Section 376 (i) of the Pakistan Penal Code. Failure to pay

Court releases detailed judgement in Davis case

LAHORE – A local court on Saturday released the detailed judgement of the Raymond Davis case. The text of detailed judgement stated that the case was fixed for framing of charge as copies of all documents stand delivered to the accused on February 25, 2011 and remaining copies of the documents at the request of the accused were delivered to him on March 8, 2011 both in English and Urdu.
It has been argued by the learned defence counsel that honourable Lahore High Court has

LHC reserves judgement against Zardari

LAHORE – A four-member full bench of the Lahore High Court on Thursday reserved judgment in petitions challenging President Asif Ali Zardari’s dual office.
The petitions were filed by Advocate AK Dogar from the Pakistan Lawyers Forum (PLF), Engineer Ghulam Jillani and Advocate Asif Mehmood Khan. The petitioners sought Zardari’s disqualification on the grounds that he, being state president, could not hold office as co-Pakistan People’s Party’s co-chairman. The court conducted

Vettori guile a threat on judgement day

The equation is simple for Pakistan on the final day of the second Test against New Zealand.
They need 274 runs to win the Test and the series 2-0 with 10 wickets in hand. Their biggest threat will be Daniel Vettori who can be more than a handful on a fifth day pitch with his crafty left-arm spin. The hosts started the day positively when openers Martin Guptill and Brendon McCullum added 120 runs for the first wicket. Soon after lunch Abdur Rehman removed McCullum for 64. New