Tag: Qadri

SC moved for quashing case against Qadri

ISLAMABAD - A lawyer on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court of Pakistan against Islamabad High Court's verdict of dismissing plea for quashing of the FIR and the trial of Salman Taseer's self-confessed assassin, Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri.
The appeal was filed by Zafar Awan advocate. Earlier on Jan 26, a division bench of the IHC had set aside an intra-court appeal filed by Awan seeking cancellation of case against Mumtaz Qadri, the police guard who was part of security

Strategy needed to eliminate terror: Qadri

LAHORE - Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that terrorism has adversely impacted the economies of the developing and the developed countries. Terrorists have no religion. The phenomenon of terrorism has not appeared suddenly out of nowhere.
Rather it has evolved through the phases of radicalism and extremism and terrorists are used as fodder for the cannons of the masterminds of this evil. He said that there are five phases through which terrorism passes. Radical and

IHC moved for quashing FIR against Qadri

ISLAMABAD - An intra-court application has been moved to Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the IHC single bench decision for not quashing FIR and suspending of jail trial of Mumtaz Qadri, the assassin of Governor Salman Taseer.
Earlier, IHC single bench comprising of Justice Muhammad Anwar Kasi on January 20, had rejected two pleas of , seeking end of the jail trial and quashing of Fir registered under section (302), against the Mumtaz Qadri, Justice Anwar Kasi had said that

Tahir ul Qadri condemns governing setup

LAHORE - Tehreek-e-Minhaj ul Quran chief Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that the present setup is geared to protect the vested interests of the powerful elite and no one is raising voice against corruption and oppression.
Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri expressed these views while delivering his keynote speech telephonically from Canada to a concluding session of a two-day meeting of MQI's Majlis-e-Shura in the city here on Sunday. The meeting was attended by over 600 delegates from

ST warns Taseer’s daughter for making statements against Qadri

RAWALPINDI - Leaders of the Sunni Tehreek (ST) on Tuesday warned the daughter of the slain Punjab Governor, Salmaan Taseer, for making statements against Taseer's murderer, Mumtaz Qadri, warning her that she should not forget what happened to her father.
The ST leaders warned the governor's daughter against giving statement in the media against Qadri and the blasphemy law.
Shadab Qadri, a leader of the ST said, "We read the statement of the slain governor's daughter in a

Qadri says he acted alone in killing Taseer

ISLAMABAD - The killer of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, Mumtaz Qadri, on Monday recorded his confessional statement before Police said Qadri before Magistrate Muhammad Ali Randhawa, saying he acted alone on his plan to kill Taseer. Qadri was later produced before ATC Judge Malik Akram Awan in Rawalpindi, who sent him on a 14-day judicial remand. Police said Qadri was produced before the magistrate under Section 164 as he wished to record his statement one day before his remand ended.

Qadri lied about being tortured

ISLAMABAD - The administration of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences on Friday handed over the Punjab governor's killer Malik Mumtaz Qadri's medical examination report to the Kohsar Police Station that rejected Qadri's claims that he had been tortured in police custody.
Sources in the hospital told Pakistan Today that Qadri was brought to the hospital late on Thursday for a check up. According to his examination report there was no sign of torture on his body and he

Suspect arrested for having contact with Qadri

LAHORE - Law enforcement agencies late on Thursday night arrested an activist of a banned outfit from Sabzazar area after screening the cellular phone records of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's murderer Mumtaz Qadri. Intelligence sources told Pakistan Today that investigators observed a suspicious text message after screening Qadri's cellular phone records. Investigators found out that Qadri stayed with the activist just a few days before Taseer's assassination. According to sources,

Qadri is a killer not a hero: QAU students

ISLAMABAD - Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's killer Mamtaz Qadri should not be given the status of a hero, instead he must be treated like a killer, said Quaid-i-Azam University students on Friday.
The students staged a protest rally against the killing of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer in the varsity's premises and demanded that Qadri must be hanged quickly. They were carrying placards and banner inscribed with slogans against Taseer's killer and chanted slogans against the

Qadri was declared unfit for sensitive protocol duty

ISLAMABAD - The appointment of Mumtaz Qadri in the security detail squad of slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer has raised many questions, as the killer had been declared unfit for the sensitive job of protecting VIPs by police seniors. Pakistan Today has learnt that former SSP Special Branch Nasir Khan Durrani had advised the department not to put Qadri in security detail of any VIP due to his extreme religious inclination. A source in the police said, "They considered Qadri a