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  • PML-N’s conciliatory approach towards PPP has hurt workers’ interests, says Mumtaz

    UMERKOT: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Mumtaz Ali Bhutto has said that PML-N workers have suffered a great deal from their leaders’ reconciliation policy towards PPP...

    Read| ‘Expelled’ from PML-N for raising voice in favour of Sindh: Mumtaz BhuttoHe said at a reception given in his honour by party workers at Umerkot that he had joined the PML-N under an agreement which the party failed to fulfill after coming to power but he...

  • Mumtaz Qadri submits appeal against death sentence in Supreme Court

    ISLAMABAD: The counsel for Mumtaz Qadri, the killer of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer, has filed an appeal at the Supreme Court against his death sentence...

    The convict's lawyer maintained that the Islamabad High Court's ruling of a death sentence for Qadri is not in accordance with the law and constitution of Pakistan as the murder was caused by 'provocation'...

  • Another chehlum for Mumtaz Qadri

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration and police have approached the family of Mumtaz Qadri after reports that his relatives and villagers were also planning to hold his chehlum on April 10...

  • Sindh National Front merger with PTI can last if promises fulfilled: Mumtaz

    KARACHI: Former governor and chief minister of Sindh Mumtaz Bhutto, who last week merged his Sindh National Front (SNF) with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), said on Monday that his new political association was based on an ideology and that the merger would only last if the PTI fulfilled its commitments about Sindh...

    Mr Bhutto criticised the performance of the Pakistan Peoples Party’s provincial government and said it was...

  • Top court accepts Mumtaz Qadri petition challenging death sentence

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday accepted for hearing a petition filed by Mumtaz Qadri — the killer of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer — challenging the Islamabad High Court's decision to hand him the death sentence...

    Read more: IHC upholds death sentence for Mumtaz QadriIn its ruling on March 9, the IHC had rejected Qadri's application against his death sentence under the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) but accepted his...

  • SC adjourns hearing of Mumtaz Qadri appeal against death sentence

    ISLAMABAD: A two-member bench at the Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing pertaining to an appeal by Mumtaz Qadri — the killer of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer — against his death penalty, directing the government to submit their appeal as well...

    While the IHC cancelled Qadri's penalty under the ATA, the court still upheld his second death penalty for murder under section 302 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC)...

  • Campaigning for NA-4 seat, JI chief extols Mumtaz Qadri's 'heroism'

    Speaking at a Khatm-i-Nabuwwat Conference in Peshawar on Wednesday and campaigning for the NA-4 seat at the same time, the emir of the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI), Sirajul Haq, criticised his opponents in the upcoming NA-4 by-poll for not praying at Mumtaz Qadri's funeral as he did...

    Qadri said he had killed Taseer over the politician's opposition to Pakistan's blasphemy laws...

  • Mumtaz Qadri’s supporters arrested

    ISLAMABAD: Over 90 arrests were made when a group of people tried to enter the Red Zone in support of Mumtaz Qadri, the man on trial for the murder of slain Governor Punjab Salman Taseer...

    An appeal for Mumtaz Qadri was being held at the Supreme Court on Monday...

  • Not many turn up at protest against Mumtaz Qadri’s hanging

    ISLAMABAD: Contrary to fears and apprehensions of the local authorities, protest rallies organised by religious parties and groups against the hanging of Mumtaz Qadri fizzled out on Friday...

    Incidentally, the proscribed group, Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (formerly Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan), which has traditionally been a diehard opponent of the Barelvis also participated in the rally...

  • SC maintains Mumtaz Qadri's death penalty, says he is a terrorist

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday maintained the conviction of Mumtaz Qadri — the killer of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer — by an Anti Terrorism Court...

    The Islamabad High Court's (IHC) March 9 verdict which had rejected Qadri's application against his death sentence under the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) but accepted his application to void the Anti Terrorism Act's (ATA) Section 7,was overturned by the...

  • SC issues detailed verdict in Mumtaz Qadri death penalty case

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has regretted that by raising arguments on the merit of the case and the sentence already confirmed, an attempt was made to re-argue the entire case on a review petition by the counsel representing Malik Mohammad Mumtaz Qadri, an Elite Force commando who had assassinated former Punjab governor Salman Taseer for allegedly committing blasphemy...

    “A review is surely not a rehearing of the main case and all...

  • Mumtaz Qadri threatens to kill himself

    RAWALPINDI: Mumtaz Qadri, the convicted killer of Salman Taseer, former governor of Punjab, has reportedly threatened to kill himself if he is not allowed to meet his family as per previous routine...

    Also read: Sit-in staged for review of Mumtaz Qadri’s conviction in KarachiAccording to a security official, Mumtaz Qadri, a former Elite Force commando and bodyguard of Salman Taseer, protested against the change and refused to follow...

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