Tag: Files

NAB files reference against two former DCs

LAHORE - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Punjab on Monday filed a reference in an accountability court against two former deputy commissioners, two former assistant commissioners and a deputy tehsil nazim along with two others over charges of illegal allotment of 1,240 kanal state land. The reference has been filed against former Bahawalnagar deputy commissioner (DC) Saeed Zafar, former Bahawalnagar deputy commissioner Khalid Bashir Tarar, former Fort Abbas assistant

PML-Q files reference against nine dissidents

LAHORE - The Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) on Thursday filed a disqualification reference with the Punjab Assembly speaker against nine members of the Unification Bloc for joining hands with the PML-N led government in the province. Former opposition leader and the parliamentary leader of PML-Q, Chaudhry Zaheeruddin submitted the reference, telling reporters that they had opted for a legal and constitutional course of action against the turncoats, while the Sharif brothers were

Asif files appeal with CAS

MUMBAI - Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has joined Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir in filing an appeal against his ban with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland.
Butt and Amir filed appeals last week but at the time it was unclear whether Asif planned to follow suit after the trio were found guilty of corruption by an ICC tribunal in February for bowling deliberate no balls in a test against England and were banned for a minimum of five years.

Katie Holmes files suit against magazine

Actress Katie Holmes on Tuesday filed a $50 million lawsuit, accusing a celebrity magazine of libel for a cover story that falsely suggested she was a drug addict. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles federal court, is over a January edition of the magazine with the cover line, "Addiction Nightmare. Katie Drug Shocker!" The inside story claimed that Holmes, the wife of Tom Cruise, was "trapped in a cycle of addictive treatments", but made no allegations of drug use.
Instead it

Appointment of constables – Sindh govt files plea against SHC stay...

KARACHI - The Sindh government filed an urgent application in the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday to vacate the stay order passed over a petition filed against the alleged appointment of police constables on political basis. On February 1, the SHC had restricted the Sindh government from hiring police constables till official comments were filed.
On Tuesday, Sindh Advocate General Fattah Mallak submitted an urgent application in which he requested the able court to vacate the

SHERSHAH CARNAGE CASE – Witness files petition against suspects he had...

KARACHI - In a dramatic development in the Shershah carnage case on Monday, a witness filed a constitutional petition for arresting and prosecuting nine men who were released a month ago after he had failed to identify them before the court.
Anti-Terrorism Court Administrator Judge Justice Sajjad Ali Shah had acquitted the nine suspects - Ejaz, Iqbal, Muhammad Akbar, Asghar Ali, Muhammad Tufail, Abdul Rasheed, Tehseen, Jauhar and Abid - on January 26 because the complainant had

Davis refuses to sign charge sheet, files application for release

LAHORE - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) contractor Raymond Davis, who was charged with double murder after shooting dead two men in Lahore last month, refused to sign a charge sheet in a preliminary hearing at the Kot Lakhpat Jail on Friday and insisted that he had diplomatic immunity, lawyers said.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Yousaf began a regular hearing of the case, at the start of which the accused was told to sign a charge sheet, but Davis refused to

Aamir files appeal

LAHORE - Banned pacer Mohammad Aamir has filed an appeal against his ban with the international court of arbitration of the International Olympics Committee.
Aamir on Friday confirmed that he has filed an appeal with the court of arbitration after consultation with his lawyers and said he wanted to fight until his name is cleared. Salman Butt did not confirm filing an appeal but made it clear he would go any length to get out of the mess. "I will be fighting the case and we still

Another PCO judge files plea against contempt charges

ISLAMABAD - Justice (r) Iftikhar Hussain, a retired chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC), on Tuesday filed an intra-court appeal in the Supreme Court seeking setting aside of its earlier short order of initiating contempt proceedings against him from Feb 21.
Earlier on Monday, Justice Shabbar Raza Rizvi, a dysfunctional judge of the LHC had filed a similar plea. Dr Khalid Ranjha, counsel for Justice (r) Iftikhar Hussain Chaudhry prayed that the Feb 2 order was not

SC verdict – PCO judge files intra-court appeal

ISLAMABAD - Justice Shabbar Raza Rizvi, a dysfunctional judge of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday filed an intra-court appeal in the Supreme Court seeking setting aside of its earlier short order of initiating contempt proceedings against him from Feb 21.
A four-member Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui on February 2, 2011 had announced its verdict on legal point as to whether it could initiate contempt proceedings against the judges who had

Official files should not go missing, SITE officials warned

KARACHI - Sindh Commerce and Industries Minister Rauf Siddiqui has told SITE Ltd officials to ensure that official record and files do not go missing. According to press release issued on Saturday, the minister, while addressing an immediate session of SITE official at SITE head office, said that negligence in the department would not be tolerated at any cost.
"If employees are found guilty in cases of missing files, they will be terminated from the service and stern legal action

Ashlee Simpson files for divorce

Singer and actress Ashlee Simpson filed for divorce on Wednesday from her rock star husband Pete Wentz after less than three years of marriage, according to court documents. Simpson, 26, the younger sister of Jessica Simpson and a former actress on TV show 'Melrose Place', cited irreconcilable differences for the split with Wentz, 31, a musician in the U.S. band 'Fall Out Boy'.
The couple married in May 2008 and have a two year-old son Bronx Mowgli. No date of their separation

Punjab NAB files six new references

LAHORE - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Punjab filed six new references in accountability courts on Friday. The references have been filed against former Punjab University (PU) College of Information Technology principal Dr Majid Naeem, M/s Empire Phones Lahore CEO Arshad Butt and others, former United Bank Limited (UBL) Thokar Niaz Baig Branch cashier Latif Khan, former Income Tax Office Circle-III superintendent Habibur Rehman and nine others, J Khalid Oil Mills Vehari