Journalist killing case

Pakistan Press Foundation

SHIKARPUR: An anti-terrorism court in Kandhkot on Saturday adjourned the hearing of the Wali Babar murder case to Jan 4. Judge Mushtaq Ahmed Laghari of the ATC adjourned the hearing again due to the absence of the defence counsel. The counsel for the complainant, Murtaza Babar, a brother of the victim, remained present in the […]

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Dangerous times

Pakistan Press Foundation

Four months after the US-led attack on Afghanistan, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was abducted in Karachi and beheaded. That was only the first of a large number of murders of journalists we were to see in the coming years. Till a few years ago, no one in the Pakistani media could believe that […]

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Accused testify in journalist murder case

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court recorded on Tuesday statements of the accused in a case pertaining to the murder of a journalist. Faisal Mahmood alias Nafsiati, Syed Mohammad Ali Rizvi, Shahrukh alias Mani, Naveed alias Polka and Shakil alias Malik have been charged with killing Wali Khan Babar, a reporter of a private TV channel, on […]

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