Tag Archives: PPO

Court wants SOPs for detention under PPO

Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed provincial authorities to work out a standard operating procedure (SOP) regarding the detention of a person or suspect for 90 days under Protection of Pakistan Ordinance

They said PPO won’t be misused…

A police constable of Islamabad Police shot and injured the landlord of his house in Saadpur village on Tuesday, and then registered a case under the recently promulgated Pakistan Protection Ordinance (PPO)

Hands up in national interest!

Amid Operation Zarb-e-Azb against local and foreign terrorist outfits in North Waziristan Agency, the National Assembly on Wednesday passed a controversial anti-terror law, giving security forces unbridled powers, including shoot-at-sight suspects involved

PPO moved in Senate amid Opp’s protests

Minister Zahid Hamid says bill changed considerably Raza Rabbani says govt will not allow provision to detain suspects for 90 days and powers for security forces to shoot suspects on sight ANP’s

PPO gets four-month extension

The National Assembly on Thursday granted 120-day extension to the controversial Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) and Anti-Terrorism Ordinance.

The bill seeking extension for the ordinances was presented by Federal Minister Zahid Hamid Khan.

Senate Opp walks out against new anti-terror law

Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada on behalf of Minister of Law, Justice and Human Rights Pervaiz Rashid laid before the House the Protection of Pakistan (Amendment) Ordinance 2014 (Ordinance No 1 of 2014).
Members belonging to opposition benches staged a token walkout from the House over the issuance of the ordinance.