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  • Mushtaq Ahmed new DC Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior on Thursday notified Capt (retired) Mushtaq Ahmed as the deputy commissioner and Sajid Kiani as the senior superintendent of police (operation) Islamabad...

    Similarly, the office of the DC Islamabad remained vacant since December after Mujahid Sherdil went on leave...

  • Lahore High Court takes notice of delay in Khadija stabbing case

    Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah on Tuesday took notice of Khadija stabbing case and sought a report from the district and sessions judge, Lahore...

    On May 3 last year, Khadija, a student at The Institute of Legal Studies (TILS), Gulberg, had gone to pick up her sister Sofia Siddiqui, 7, from Convent of Jesus and Mary on Durand Road when her classmate Shah Husain attacked her...

  • Khadija stabbing case: Court refuses to delete attempted murder clause

    LAHORE: A judicial magistrate at Cantonment Courts on Monday dismissed five different applications filed by the prosecution and defence in Khadija Siddiqui stabbing case, including one for cancellation of attempted murder clause in the FIR...

    Ms Siddiqui, a law student, was allegedly attacked by her class fellow, Shah Husain, on May 3, 2016, near Shimla Hill where she along with her driver had gone to pick her younger sister from...

  • Plea on CJ’s action in Khadija case dismissed

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court dismissed on Friday a writ petition challenging an administrative notice by the chief justice in law student Khadija Siddiqui’s stabbing case...

    Ms Siddiqui, a student at a private law college, was allegedly attacked by her class fellow Shah Hussain on May 3, 2016, near Simla Pahari where she along with the driver had gone to pick her younger sister from school...

  • Convict gets off scot-free in Khadija stabbing case

    Acquittal to be challenged in SCSurvivor Khadija Siddiqui’s counsel Hassaan Niazi told Dawn that the acquittal would be challenged before the Supreme Court...

    Ms Siddiqui, a law student, was attacked by Shah Hussain on May 3, 2016, near Shimla Hill where she, along with her driver, had gone to pick up her younger sister from school...

  • 'Even after getting justice, we are back to square one': Khadija on shock acquittal of attacker

    Khadija Siddiqui, who survived a brutal knife attack at the hands of her fellow student in Lahore two years ago, has expressed shock and disappointment over a Lahore High Court verdict in which her accused attacker was acquitted...

    Appearing on DawnNewsTV programme Zara Hat Kay on Monday night, Khadija said she was shocked to hear the high court's ruling and that it was "beyond [her] imagination" that someone could get off scot-free...

  • Khadija case: LHC judge rules prosecution failed to establish attacker's guilt

    He also ruled that Khadija Siddiqi, the victim and "injured eyewitness", had "not described the true/complete tale"; and that the attack "may have taken place, but not in the manner as described by the eye/injured witnesses"...

    Justice Naeem also ruled that he believed that, after the attack, Khadija "was in her senses, well oriented in time and space" and so the registration of the first information report of the case "against an...

  • Lahore High Court orders media to apologise for airing Khadija's claims about judge's bias

    The Lahore High Court on Thursday rejected a claim attributed to Khadija Siddiqui — who survived a brutal knife attack at the hands of her fellow student in Lahore two years ago — that she was called into the chambers of a judge for entering into a compromise with her accused attacker, Shah Hussain...

    Through a short order, Justice Naeem had on Monday acquitted Hussain, who was earlier convicted for attempted murder of Khadija, of all...

  • Detailed verdict in Khadija case: Prosecution failed to prove appellant’s guilt

    LAHORE: “The injured witness ordinarily is not disbelieved but the circumstances of this case forced me to disbelieve the injured prosecution witness,” observes Justice Sardar Ahmad Naeem of the Lahore High Court in his detailed verdict on acquittal of Shah Hussain in Khadija Siddiqui stabbing case...

    He states that the injured was straightaway shifted to the hospital from the place of occurrence but this fact is also belied by her...

  • CJP lashes out at LHCBA for resolution against suo motu in Khadija stabbing case

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday expressed anger over a Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) resolution which regretted that the top judge had taken suo motu notice of the acquittal of the accused in the Khadija Siddiqui stabbing case...

    A two-judge bench headed by the CJP was hearing the suo motu case at the Lahore registry against the acquittal of Shah Hussain, the accused in the case, who was...

  • SC admits Khadija's appeal against acquittal of accused

    LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar told the counsel for stab victim Khadija Siddiqui on Sunday that her appeal against the Lahore High Court (LHC)’s decision to acquit the convict, Shah Hussain, would be heard next week by an apex court bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa...

    The chief justice was hearing a suo motu case against the acquittal of the convict when Barrister Salman Safdar, the counsel for Ms Khadija,...

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