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40,000 Afghan SIMs active in country

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PESHAWAR: Over 40,000 cellphone SIM cards of Afghan telecom companies are operational in Pakistan and most of them are used in acts of terrorism, kidnapping for ransom and extortion. The information was placed before a Peshawar High Court bench by National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday during the hearing into a case about unregistered […]

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Cellphone firms told to pay compensation

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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday directed the cellphone companies to compensate victims of terrorist activities in which their unregistered SIM cards were used. As ruled by the court, the compensation should be paid under qisas (retribution) and diyat (blood money) laws. The directions were issued by a bench comprising Chief Justice Dost Mohammad […]

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PHC summons govt, telecom officials over unverified SIM cards

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PESHAWAR: Taking suo moto notice of open sale of mobile phone SIM cards without proper verification, Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice Dost Muhammad Khan on Friday summoned the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority chairman, the secretary interior ministry and chief executives of all the mobile companies at the next hearing of the case. A single bench […]

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