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SC urged to revoke Rao Anwar’s bail

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SC urged to revoke Rao Anwar's bail

PESHAWAR: In a notification issued here on Sunday, a Khyber Pakhtunkhwa party has urged the Supreme Court to revoke the bail of former SSP Malir Rao Anwar granted to him in Naqeebullah murder case.

Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao, Chairman of Qaumi Watan Party said that the apex court should take measures against retired police officer as he could pressurise the witnesses of the incident.

He also urged Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa to take suo motu notice of the disappearance of a key witness in the tribal youth’s murder.

Mehsud, 27, hailing from South Waziristan, was killed allegedly in a fake police encounter in Karachi last year.

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Darul Sehat hospital executive director resigns

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KARACHI: Darul Sehat Hospital executive director Dr Shahzad Alam stepped down from his post, said the hospital in a statement.

The health facility’s board of directors accepted his resignation immediately.

The participants of the meeting reviewed with the “deepest concern, compassion and empathy” the incident involving wrong medication to nine-month old Nishwa and vowed to extend its fullest support for the well being of the baby and her family.

The meeting was briefed about progress on a probe into the incident which it maintained occurred because of “human negligence of a qualified paramedic.”

 

 

 

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MQM-P leader Dr. Farooq Sattar assures PFUJ of his support to journalists

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KARACHI: Leader of MQM-P Dr. Farooq Sattar in a meeting with the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) FEC assured of his complete support to journalists fraternity.

He said that he would mobilize all his resources to work out a solution for the monetary problems of those journalists/media workers who had been sacked without payment of salaries and other dues.

Dr. Farooq Sattar also pledged to lend his complete support to the proposed Protection of Journalists Bill.

 

 

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MQM-P assures PFUJ of complete support to journalists

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KARACHI: MQM-P leadership has hosted a dinner in honor of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) FEC here at MQM-P Markaz on Friday (19th of April, 2019).

On the occasion, President PFUJ G M Jamali, Secretary General PFUJ Rana Mohammad Azeem, and President Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) Hasan Abbas briefed hosts Amir Khan, Kanwar Naveed, Syed Arshad Hasan, Amin-ul-Haq, Qamar Mansoor and others about the predicaments being faced by the journalists’ fraternity and regarding the proposed Protection of Journalists Bill.

It’s leadership while pledging MQM-P’s support to the journalists assured that Federal Minister of Law & Justice Mohammad Farogh Naseem would be urged to play due role in order to alleviate the difficulties journalists are presently going through.

A relevant piece published earlier:

Dr. Shirin Mazari discussed ‘Protection of Journalists Bill’!

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