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  • Daska incident: Ex-SHO pleads for terrorism clause removal

    GUJRANWALA: Former SHO, accused of killing two lawyers in Daska incident, submitted on Thursday a petition before the anti-terrorism court for removal of terrorism clause from the first information report (FIR) against him...

    Two lawyers, including the president of the local bar association, were killed by police during a clash on May 25 in Daska...

  • LHC CJ pledges justice in Daska case

    LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik said on Thursday those involved in the killing of lawyers in Daska would be brought to justice very soon...

    The members of the bar informed the chief justice about the situation in Daska...

  • ‘Daska killings mock the rule of law’

    He was speaking at a condolence reference held by the Insaf Lawyers Forum in Karachi Shuhada Hall of the Lahore High Court Bar Association for the lawyers killed in Daska...

    He said Daska-like violent incidents were a matter of concern for society but the perpetrators were allowed to roam freely...

  • Footprints: The disquiet in Daska

    From Glutian Morr on Daska Road, a 10km length of half tarmac, half dusty and broken road will take you to the ancestral home of Rana Khalid Abbas in Seikhwan village...

    Four days after the incident, they are still pouring in to condole with the family of the president of the local bar association who was gunned down by a police inspector just outside Daska’s model city police station on Old Kutchehry Road on Monday...

  • Daska killings: Protesting lawyers try to break into Punjab Assembly

    The Punjab Bar Council has called for a strike on May 27 and 28 to condemn the Daska shootings...

    Protesters have been sloganeering against the government, calling for the arrest and punishment of the Daska police station SHO inspector Shahzad Warraich who is believed to be responsible for the deaths of two lawyers in Daska yesterday...

  • Lawyers boycott courts to protest Daska incident

    ISLAMABAD: Lawyers observed strike in various parts of the country and boycotted court proceedings to protest the killing of two lawyers in Daska...

    The two lawyers, including president of Daska bar, was killed in the police firing while they were protesting outside the Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA)office...

  • Lawyers boycott courts against Daska killings

    PESHAWAR: Like other parts of the country, lawyers boycotted courts and staged demonstrations in Peshawar and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa against the killing of two legal practitioners in Daska allegedly by the police...

    They shouted slogans against the police and demanded strict action against the policemen responsible for Daska killings...

  • Gujranwala ATC indicts main accused in Daska killings

    GUJRANWALA: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Gujranwala on Monday indicted former Station House Officer (SHO) Shahzad Warraich — the main accused in the killings of two lawyers in the Daska incident...

    Two lawyers, including the president of the local bar association, were killed by police during a clash on May 25 in Daska...

  • Inspector gets death for killing two lawyers in Daska

    SIALKOT: An anti-terrorism court handed down death sentence on four counts and 30-year hard jail to a convict police inspector in a murder case of two Daska-based senior lawyers on Thursday...

    According to the prosecution, the convict police inspector had shot dead Daska Bar Association president Rana Khalid Abbas and senior lawyer Muhammad Irfan Chohan in front of the main gate of the Daska City police station on May 25, 2015, when...

  • Rapist-cum-killer arrested in Daska

    SIALKOT: Daska police arrested the alleged murderer of a minor child on Wednesday...

    Sialkot District Police Officer (DPO) Rai Ejaz Ahmed told reporters the suspect (name withheld) had abducted the eight-year-old boy from his home in Chhanga-Daska on Aug 15, and killed him after molesting him...

  • A star from Daska's backwaters

    SIALKOT: A 16-year-old fruit vendor has made his ailing parents proud by obtaining second position in humanities group (boys) in the annual matriculation examination...

    A winner of a medal, Daska city’s Ali Hamza told a bevy of journalists that he burnt midnight oil to achieve this distinction and was thankful to the Higher Power...

  • Daska lawyers case: Ex-SHO’s plea for ATA clauses removal dismissed

    GUJRANWALA: An anti-terrorism court on Monday dismissed the plea of the accused in Daska lawyers’ murder case for deleting the terrorism clauses from the first information report (FIR) lodged against him and sending the case to the sessions court...

    Police had registered a case against him for killing Daska Bar Association President Rana Khalid Abbas and lawyer Irfan Chohan over exchange of harsh words...

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