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Model Town Massacre: PPPP, PAT and PTI leaders join hands at Lahore Rally!

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LAHORE: Occasion was the commencement of PAT-led movement to force PML-N out of power and to celebrate marriage of convenience, a large crowd converged at the Mall Road here waving a plethora of colors today.

Protesting the 2014 Model Town Massacre PTI, PAT and PPPP leaders joined hands.

Speaking on the occasion PPPP’s Asif Ali Zardari thanked PAT for inviting his party to struggle seeking justice  for Model Town victims and termed Sharif family a threat to the country.

Imran Khan holding that PML-N Govt. deliberately killed the PAT activists at Model Town, maintained that police of no country opened fire on citizens. He called Sharif family a mafia that threatened or bought its opponents.

PAT’s Qadri announced that the opposition parties’ leaders would meet in the next couple of days to ponder upon the modus operandi.

Earlier AML’s Sheikh Rasheed, while announcing  his resignation from the Parliament, asked Imran Khan to quit the Assembly.

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Shehbaz, Hamza seek exemptions from personal appearance

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Ramazan Sugar Mills case

LAHORE: An accountability court here has reserved its verdict on applications filed on behalf of Hamza Shehbaz and Shehbaz Sharif, seeking exemption from their personal appearances in the hearing of Ramzan Sugar Mills and Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme cases.

The applications have mentioned that Shehbaz was abroad and Hamza has been feeling unwell, and therefore both of the accused could not appear for the hearing today.

On Wednesday, the Lahore High Court (LHC) extended Hamza’s interim bail in three different cases, Ramzan Sugar Mills, Saaf Pani Company and assets beyond known sources of income, till May 22.

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Police targeted at Data Darbar, 3 killed

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Furniture retailers ask for compensation

LAHORE: An explosion here today targeting police personnel deployed at Data Darbar took a toll of three lives.

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Nawaz Sharif enters Kot Lakhpat Jail well past midnight

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LAHORE: Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif entered the Kot Lakhpat jail well past midnight after a four-hour-long show of political power.

Though earlier Jail Superintendent said since the prisoner had not reported in time he would not be allowed to go in. But later when Punjab Home Dept. directed the authorities to accept Nawaz Sharif he was taken in.

LAHORE: Nawaz Sharif snapped while traveling from Raiwind to Kot Lakhpat Jail.

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Nawaz Sharif, serving a jail term in Al-Azizia Steel Mills case, was supposed to surrender before the authorities after the expiry of six-week bail on the 7th day of May. But his motorcade that commenced its journey after Iftar progressed slowly due to the presence of PML-N supporters and leaders on the roads. 

At 12.21. his daughter  Maryam Nawaz Sharif who is accompanying him took to the Twitter to state: “Took us four hours to reach Kotlakhpat from Raiwind which is hardly 30 minutes drive… Now at the entrance. Thank you, Lahore.”

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Nawaz Sharif returns to Kot Lakhpat Jail today

 

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