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Criminal charges will be included in harassment law: Malik

ISLAMABAD – Minister for Interior Rehman Malik on Sunday said that the government was seriously mulling to include criminal charges in the harassment law, including three years imprisonment.
He was addressing the concluding day of conference on ‘Gender Discrimination in Media and Capacity Building for Female Journalists’ arranged by the National Press Club (NPC). Malik said that the government would implement the “Anti-Sexual Harrasment Act” at grass-root level and introduce

Police bust a criminal gang

LAHORE – Police claimed to have arrested a 10-member gang, comprising seven women and three men, involved in street crimes and robberies and seized gold ornaments worth Rs 200,000 from their possession on Wednesday.
Police identified the arrested criminals as Anayat Ali, Mujahid Ali, Amjad Ali, Parveen Bibi, Khalida, Mukhtara Bibi, Rabi, Shakeela, Iqra and Azra Bibi.
They are were all history-sheeters and three cases been traced against them in Mustafabad, Mozang and Iqbal

Senate passes bill to rectify Code of Criminal Procedure

ISLAMABAD – The Senate on Friday unanimously passed two bills including ‘The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2010’ and the Arbitration (International Investment Disputes) Act, 2010 Bill. The criminal procedure bill is aimed at providing relief to the accused languishing in jails for indefinite period due to delay in commencement of their trials due to various causes including the backlog of cases in the courts. Under the Bill titled “Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment)

Govt to institute cases of criminal negligence against striking doctors

FAISALABAD – The Punjab government has decided to take strict action against the young doctors who have intensified their strike and have threatened to boycott even emergency wards till the acceptance of their demands.
The Young Doctors Association (YDA) continued their strike at Allied Hospital and DHQ Hospital Faisalabad for the third consecutive week to press their demand for pay rise. However, as a matter of good gesture, the young doctors on strike who are staying outside

CTD to be set up to reform criminal justice

LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif announced establishment of a Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in the province at a meeting of Punjab Security Board at Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Sunday. The meeting lasted more than three hours.
The CM said terrorism was the biggest impediment in the way of progress and prosperity and there is a need for making rapid progress for rooting out this menace from the society. He said that reforming the criminal

Freed criminals revert to criminal activities

SIALKOT – As many as 150 notorious criminals, freed by the local courts on bails in Sialkot, have re-indulged themselves into the criminal activities. Sialkot District Police Officer (DPO) Bilal Sadique Kamiyana said this while talking to the journalists.
He added that the Sialkot police had arrested the said 150 notorious criminals in last two months, in more than 450 cases. He said these accused were sent to the Sialkot district jail on separate judicial remands according to