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Capital police register 3,116 cheque bouncing cases 

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Land record computerization in Islamabad 

ISLAMABAD: Capital Police have registered 3116 cases on account of cheque bouncing during last three years (January 01, 2016 to December 31, 2018) while 2,366 accused were granted bails by courts.
Of the total registered cases of cheque bouncing in  Federal Capital, 2,703 were challenged while 383 were canceled during the period.
A data issued by Interior Division on Wednesday revealed that during the year 2016, Capital Police registered 1033 cases of cheque bouncing under section 489-F PPC, out of which 980 challaned, 51 canceled, 980 accused arrested and 930 persons were granted bail by respective courts.
Similarly, during the year 2017, 1027 cases of cheque bouncing were registered out of which 875 challaned, 152  canceled, 875 accused arrested and 651 persons were granted bail.
During the year 2018, 1058 cases of cheque bouncing were registered, out of which 848 challaned, 180 canceled, 848  accused arrested and 785 persons were granted bail.
The accused persons have been granted bails under section 497 Criminal Procedure Code, 1898 by concerned courts. The data further showed that a person who dishonestly issues a cheque towards repayment of a loan or fulfillment of an obligation which is dishonored on presentation shall be punishable with imprisonment.
The imprisonment may extend to 3 years or with fine, or with both unless he can establish, for which burden of proof shall rest on him, that he made arrangements with his bank to ensure that the cheque would be honored and the bank is at fault in not honoring the cheque.

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KP: ‘Honor’ killing incident condemned

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women has strongly condemned another brutal honor killing incident in Kohistan by the brother of Afzal Kohistani.

The incident was reported to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women by the Civil Society network on May 26, 2019. A month ago, Afzal Kohistani, a human right defender and a leading character in Kohistan Video Scandal was killed in Abbottabad, who stand alone against the honor killing issue in Kohistan, says a press release issued by the commission here on Monday.

An FIR was lodged against one of his brother Gul Nazar, who according to the FIR has killed one of his relative in the honor killing and accused him of having a relationship with his Bahbi Hira, wife of Afzal Kohistani.

Meanwhile, the family of the girl also moved an application in Thana Cantt Abbottabad that Hira Bibi, wife of Afzal Kohistani along with her daughter is also missing from last four (04) days. The family of the Hira Bibi has requested search and safe recovery of the missing Hira Bibi. The Commission took a serious notice of the matter as the life of Hira Bibi is in danger.

The Secretary of the Commission telephonically contacted the District Police Officer and Deputy Commissioner, Abbottabad and asked for serious actions against the culprits and safe recovery of Hira Bibi. The Commission also write letters to the authorities for immediate necessary actions in the matter and report furnish to the Commission on immediate basis. As this the case of Women Life.

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N. Waziristan: 5 bodies found from a nullah!

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N. Waziristan: Patrolling soldiers found five bullet-riddled bodies of unidentified people from a nullah in Boya area 1.5km away from the Army Check-Post in Shawal Valley here that was attacked by PTM workers yesterday.

It is pertinent to mention here that one of the five soldiers – who were critically wounded during the exchange of fire – has succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as Gul Khan.

A relevant piece published earlier: 

PTM workers attack a security post in Miranshah

 

 

 

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NAB files reference against couple for blackmailing

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ISLAMABAD: NAB prosecutor has filed a reference here on Saturday (25th May 2019) against a couple for attempting to blackmail its chairman and defrauding six others.

Recently some footage surfaced showing a man in conversation with a woman. It was insinuated that voice was that of NAB chairman. But according to the Bureau, it was the blackmailers’ propaganda.

The couple (husband in jail and female out on bail), allegedly linked with blackmailing group will appear before the court on 17th of June after Eid-ul-Fitr.

It is pertinent to mention here that 36 witnesses recorded their statements with the bureau against the two suspects.

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