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Banned literature case: ATC grants journalist Nasarullah Khan bail

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An antiterrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday accepted the bail of journalist Nasarullah Khan Chaudhry who has been in police custody for allegedly possessing banned literature. According to the Counter-terrorism Department (CTD), it arrested Chaudhry, a journalist associated with Urdu-language daily Nai Baat, in Karachi’s Garden area on Nov 11. The agency alleged that the journalist was […]

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Interim bail granted to TV anchor in graft case

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) granted interim bail till Nov 12 to television anchor Dr Shahid Masood in a corruption case on Monday. Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani heard the petition. Dr Masood, a former managing director and chairman of Pakistan Television (PTV), is under trial on a charge of embezzling Rs37 million and for […]

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TV anchor challenges decision on pre-arrest bail plea

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ISLAMABAD: Television anchor Dr Shahid Masood on Saturday challenged in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) the special judge central’s judgement of dismissing his pre-arrest bail plea in a corruption case. Mr Masood through his counsel Shah Khawar filed a petition, saying that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) was victimising him for being critical to the […]

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Moeed Pirzada released on bail

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ABU DHABI: Noted Pakistani TV anchor, Moeed Pirzada, who was arrested in United Arab Emirate on August 4, has been released, according to Pakistan embassy. Pirzada was arrested by Abu Dhabi police allegedly for getting thumbprints of his ailing father on documents at a hospital. Sources in Pakistan embassy said Pirzada has been released by […]

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