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SC orders FIA to interrogate PM’s son in Haj scam

SC orders FIA to interrogate PM’s son in Haj scam

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to submit a day-to-day progress report on the alleged corruption and mismanagement in Haj affairs with the registrar for perusal of Justice Raja Fayyaz Ahmed and asked it to interrogate Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s son, Abdul Qadir Gilani for his alleged involvement in the scam.
An eight-member special bench comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry,

Who will save life of poor villager’s son?

HAFIZABAD – The four young sons of a poor villager of village Vinni died due to a mysterious TB-like disease while the fifth one is in critical condition. According to details, Abdul Hakeem’s four sons, Sajid, 27, Imran, 24, Wajid, 20 and Sajjad, 7, suffered from a mysterious TB-like disease four years back.
He sold his land, jewellery of his wife and his savings for their treatment, but in vain. He went to various hospitals, but no doctor could diagnose the disease and,

MPAs condemn police torture of journalist’s son

LAHORE – Members of the provincial assembly (MPA) on Monday condemned police torture of a journalist’s son and demanded prompt action over the issue while journalists protesting against the incident staged a walkout from the Punjab Assembly (PA) Press Gallery.
MPAs criticised police for torturing journalists, doctors, teachers and students and termed manhandling of Hassan Iftikhar, son of noted journalist Iftikhar Ahmed, at the Lahore airport as condemnable. They said that the

Imam, son convicted of blasphemy

MULTAN – A court has jailed a prayer leader and his 20-year-old son for life on controversial blasphemy charges in Muzaffargarh, court officials said on Tuesday. Muhammad Shafi, 45, and his son Muhammad Aslam, 20, were arrested in April last year for removing a poster outside their grocery shop advertising an Islamic event in a nearby village which allegedly contained Quranic verses. Judge Muhammad Ayub, heading an anti-terrorism court, handed down a life sentence to the pair on

FIA quizzes friend of PM’s son over Haj scam

ISLAMABAD – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team investigating the Haj scam on Sunday called Zain Iftikhar Sukhera, a close friend of Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani for questioning.
Sukhera was quizzed at the agency’s headquarters for his alleged involvement in Haj scam. FIA has found important clues regarding Sukhera’s involvement in the Haj scam he could be arrested for that, a FIA source told Pakistan Today.
He said former Haj

PM’s son involved in Haj scam, SC told

ISLAMABAD – FIA Director General Waseem Ahmed on Thursday told the Supreme Court that Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, was involved in the multi-million rupee Haj scam.
Quoting the statements of two legislators, PML-N’s Bilal Yaseen and Imran Shah, the FIA DG said one Zain Muhammad Sukhaira, a close friend of PM’s son, was also involved in the Haj scam.
A six-member special bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Javed Iqbal,

Michael Jackson’s son to testify in court

Prince Michael, 13, is likely to be called by defence lawyers for Dr Conrad Murray, the singer’s personal physician, at a pre-trial hearing due to start in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Murray’s lawyers will claim he gave Jackson only 25 milligrams of the anaesthetic propofol on the day he died in June, 2009, not the massive overdose that killed him. They will also say Jackson added more of the drug to his intravenous drip while his doctor was in the bathroom and will try to prove the

Haqqani’s son captured

LAHORE: Pakistani security forces have detained a top commander of the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network as he was returning from Saudi Arabia to the network’s headquarters, according to Newsweek. Nasiruddin Haqqani, son of Jalaluddin, the patriarch of the Haqqani Network, was detained along with a Haqqani Network leader known as Mullah Muhammad Jan and three others.
Nasiruddin was captured as he was traveling by car from Peshawar to Miranshah in North Waziristan, the headquarters

Shujaat to raise Fakhri’s missing son issue in senate

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) President Senator Chaudhry Shujaat Hussian has announced that PML-Q will raise the issue of the missing Ali Ayaz Fakhri, son of the prominent artist Jameel Fakhri, in the senate while talking to reporters at Jameel Fakhri’s residence.
He urged the government to take immediate measures for the recovery of Ali Ayaz, who has been missing in the United States for 20 months, and suggested that Pakistani Ambassador in the US Hussian Haqani needed

Actor Fakhri’s son still missing after a year

LAHORE: Renowned TV actor Jamil Fakhri’s son is still unaccounted for, even after the lapse of over a year. In this regard he held a press conference appealing for any kind of help to at least locate his son’s body, in case he had died during this time.
Pakistan’s diplomats in Washington said that the FBI had completed its investigations, and a report in this connection was expected in the next week. Pakistan’s envoy in the US Hussain Haqqani had earlier filed a report with the

TIP chairman’s son resigns from PNSC board membership

KARACHI: Fear of being caught red-handed led Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) Chairman Syed Adil Gilani’s son Sohrab Adil Gilani to resign from his position as a board member of the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC).
Sohrab, initially an assistant manager at the Karachi International Containters Terminal, replaced Rasheed Chinoy earlier this year.
Sources told Pakistan Today that the TIP chairman had blackmailed the Ports and Shipping Secretary Saleem

Rishi-Neetu forbid son Ranbir from shooting in Pakistan

MUMBAI: Whether Ranbir Kapoor will be shooting in Pakistan or not has become a million dollar question for ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ director Mira Nair.
Buzz has it that Mira, who arrives in Mumbai next week, will soon be deciding on the hero – Ranbir or Shahid, depending on whom she can convince to shoot in Pakistan.
Talking to a daily, a source said, “Mira is no stranger to casting hiccups. For ‘The Namesake’, her first choices for the lead were Abhishek Bachchan and

Mother protests kidnapping of son by the police

KARACHI: A protest was staged outside the press club by a grieved 17-year-old boy’s mother with the assistance of civil society organizations to condemn the kidnapping of her son by the police five months ago.
On May 20, Imran Jokhio was on his way to his village in a rickshaw when Head Constable Ilyas Sehto and Constable Ghulam Rasool Marri ‘abducted’ him at Mafi Faqir Bridge in Naushehro Feroze district, Shahina, his mother, said.
“My son worked at a tailor’s shop in

Man arrested for selling 15-day old son

Shalimar Police on Friday arrested a man who sold his 15-day-old son for Rs 31,000 “owing to financial problems”, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Jameel, the father-in-law of the accused Shabbir, said that his daughter Abida gave birth to a boy, who was named Tauseef, a month ago. He said that Shabbir was unemployed for a long time and on the day of the incident he took his son somewhere and returned home without him. He later told Abida that he had sold Tauseef for Rs