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  • New judges, NAB’s prosecutor general to be named in 10 days

    ISLAMABAD: Attorney General (AG) Ashtar Ausaf assured the Supreme Court on Monday that after Mehmood Bashir Virk takes the oath as the new law minister on Tuesday (today), a prosecutor general for the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will be appointed within a week...

    On Jan 3, the court had ordered the AG to explain why the government was taking such a long time to appoint someone to the office of NAB prosecutor general which...

  • Asghar Haider appointed NAB prosecutor general

    A retired Lahore High Court judge, Syed Asghar Haider, was officially appointed as prosecutor general (PG) of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice...

    Haider was among five nominees recommended for the position of the body's prosecutor general by NAB Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal, the Law Ministry as well as Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan...

  • Sudan prosecutor general sacked as new protests held

    Sudan's military ruler on Thursday sacked the country's prosecutor general, days after charges of corruption were brought against ousted leader Omar al-Bashir as new protests got underway...

    The dismissal came as General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan's deputy in the ruling military council announced that the mastermind behind a deadly raid on a protest camp on June 3 had been identified...

  • Catalan leaders to be tried for rebellion, says Spain state prosecutor

    Spain's state prosecutor said on Monday that he would seek charges of rebellion, sedition and embezzlement against members of Catalonia's ousted secessionist government, pushing the crisis over the region's independence declaration into an uncertain new phase...

    Chief prosecutor Jose Manuel Maza said he would ask judges for preventive measures against the politicians and the governing body of the Catalan parliament that allowed a vote...

  • New prosecutor in factory fire case to be appointed

    KARACHI: A sessions court on Saturday directed the provincial law department to appoint a special public prosecutor in the Baldia Town factory fire case...

    The owner of ill-fated industrial unit, Abdul Aziz Bhaila, and his two sons Arshad Bhaila and Shahid Bhaila, general manager Mansoor and three gatekeepers have been booked in the tragic incident in which over 250 workers lost their lives in September 2012...

  • Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference hearing adjourned due to NAB prosecutor's lack of preparation

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday, after questioning the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) Special Prosecutor Imranul Haq, adjourned its hearing of the Hudaibiyah Paper Mills reference till Dec 11 after the prosecutor asked for more time to prepare for the proceedings...

    The proceedings were witnessed by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's Fawad Chaudhry and Naeemul Haq, apart from the NAB prosecutor...

  • NAB prosecutor leaves for UK capital

    RAWALPINDI: The prosecutor general of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) departed for London from Islamabad on Wednesday, sources said...

    NAB Prosecutor General Waqas Qadeer Dar left on board the Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-785 from Benazir Bhutto International Airport at about 10...

  • NAB failed to reopen Hudaibiya reference due to pressure from Nawaz Sharif: prosecutor

    NAB Deputy Prosecutor Imranul Haq made the statement in response to a question posed a day earlier by a three-judge bench of the apex court ? headed by Justice Mushir Alam ? which is hearing the Hudaibiya Papers Mills reference...

    Naming Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, their deceased brother Abbas Sharif and five other family members as respondents, NAB urged the court to declare the LHC judgement void and...

  • 8 wounded in France mosque shooting, not terrorism: prosecutor

    Eight people including a girl were lightly wounded late Sunday in a shooting in front of a mosque in the southeast French city of Avignon, the prosecutor's office said, ruling out terrorism...

    According to initial accounts taken on the spot, at least two men got out of a car around 10:30pm near the mosque and opened fire, including with a shotgun, the prosecutor's office said...

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