Tag: Custody

Torture, killings in state custody unacceptable

The torture in state custody is on the rise in different shapes in Pakistan including extra-judicial killings and disappearances violating the local and internationally...

8 naval personnel arrested for abetting terrorists

As many as eight Naval personnel have been taken into custody under the charges of abetting terrorists during attack on PNS Mehran naval base...

Women find no respite from torture in police custody: WPF presentation

Torture and ill treatment of women in police stations has become a routine and more than 70 per cent of the women detained at...

Two accused men flee from police custody

T wo accused men escaped from the Mumtaz Colony police post of the ‘A’ Section police station, following which two policemen were arrested and...

Youth murder: Rangers personnel sent to 7-day judicial custody

Sindh High Court (SNC) orders Rangers personnel involved in murder of Sarfaraz Shah into 7-day judicial custody, here on Friday. After the hearing of the...

40 CIA ‘informants’ taken into custody

The Pakistan Army denied on Wednesday a report published in The New York Times claiming that a major was among the five Pakistani informants...

Saudi female driver released into father’s custody

Saudi authorities released late on Monday a female activist who was held for 10 days after challenging the country's ban on women driving and...

Child Custody – Single parents demand more time for meeting...

LAHORE - Once again parents supported by members of the civil society demonstrated outside the Punjab Assembly demanding a longer duration of the parent-children meeting. These parents have been divorced or separated from their spouses and currently do not have custody of children, either due to being under trial or because of the court's conviction. It's a violation of basic human rights that parents without custody are allowed a mere two hours of meeting with their children inside

Custody of CANaDIAN COUPLE’S CHILD – Last chance to reach out-of-court...

LAHORE - The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday gave last chance to a Canadian couple, Roshni Desai and Jahanzeb Niazi, to reach out-of-court settlement on the custody of their illegitimate child and travelling expenses to Canada. The court observed that if the couple failed to reach an out-of-court settlement on flying expenses to Canada by Friday (today), the court would decide the matter on merit.
Roshani Desai, a 28-year-old Canadian of Indian origin, filed the petition

Alleged drug peddler sent to judicial custody

KARACHI - A local court sent an alleged drug peddler named Khan Muhammad alias Kano to judicial custody on Tuesday. The suspect was arrested by the Sindh Excise and Taxation Department (E&TD) police on April 11 from the Clifton police limits and produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate (South) Ishaq H Singhar on Tuesday. According to the prosecution, E&TD police team led by ETO Yaqoob Jakrani conducted a raid at a narcotics den located near the Gizri bus stop and arrested the

LHC gives custody of illegitimate child to Canadian woman

LAHORE - The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday directed two illegitimately married foreign nationals to resolve the case of the custody of their son, and adjourned the hearing of a habeas corpus petition, which was filed by the child's mother, who sought her child's recovery from the child's father in Pakistan. The petition was filed by Roshni Desai, a Canadian national of Indian origin, against Jahanzeb Niazi of Sialkot, a Canadian national. Desai, through her counsel Aftab Ahmad

Alleged target killer remanded in judicial custody

KARACHI - Ajmal Pahari, the suspect allegedly involved in 100 murders and targeted killings, was sent into judicial custody on Tuesday.
After interrogating the alleged accused, the police had produced him before the trail courts with his recorded statements.
Judicial Magistrate (Central) Malik Ahsan sent Pahari into judicial custody until April 11 in different cases including police encounter and attempt to murder.
Meanwhile, Judicial Magistrate (West) Muhammad Arif

Three remanded in NAB custody

LAHORE - Three people involved in different scams were handed over to Punjab and Sindh chapters of the National Accountability Bureau on remand on Thursday. RS 311M DEFAULTER: An accountability court on Thursday handed over Abdul Qadir Jhangda to NAB Sindh on transit remand of two days. Qadir is involved in a case of 'willful default' of Rs 311 million borrowed from KASB and National Bank of Pakistan. Qadir, son of Muhammad Ramzan, a business tycoon of Karachi, will be produced before

ATC remands alleged kidnappers to police custody

KARACHI - Anti-Terrorism Courts (ATC) administrative judge on Tuesday remanded two men accused of kidnapping for ransom and murder to police custody for a week. Justice Maqbool Baqir remanded the accused men, Badal and Yar Muhammad, to Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) for a week to conduct further investigation.
According to the prosecution, the accused had kidnapped 16-year-old Haji Muhammad Ilyas on February 27 and demanded ransom from his relatives, but they killed the abducted

Bank fraud accused remanded in custody

LAHORE - An accountability court on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of Muhammad Ajmal Minhas and Muhammad Ibrahim, both accused in a bank fraud case, until March 8. Muhammad Ajmal was a senior officer in Habib Bank, Wasan Pura branch. He is accused of embezzling Rs 2.7 million with the connivance of Muhammad Ibrahim. The court directed the NAB to file a reference against them at the next hearing.

Judges get children custody protocol training

Federal judicial academy arranged a workshop in collaboration with British High Commission and NGO "Struggle for Change" for judicial officers at a local hotel. The objective of workshop was to create awareness about the protocol signed by Pakistan Chief Justice (CJ) and the Presidents' Family Division High Court of England and Wales which ensures that a child removed from lawful custody of parent against the order of a court in Pakistan or UK is brought back to the custody of

Accused killed in police custody

WAZIRABAD - In the court of Section 30 Magistrate Ijaz Ahmad Gondal, an accused, Sabir Bashir Proya of Kot Proya Wazirabad, was killed in the custody of policemen. The accused was brought from Gujranwala jail to Wazirabad city courts. All of a sudden, Ali Asghar, a resident of Sadiq Park Gujranwala, fired on Sabir Bashir, killing him instantly.
The policemen deployed at the barrier arrested the escaping killer and Wazirabad deputy superintendent of police and other policemen