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LHC issues arrest warrant of Islamabad IG for failing to produce Elahi in court

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LHC issues arrest warrant of Islamabad IG for failing to produce Elahi in court

The Lahore High Court on Monday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for Inspector-General of Islamabad police for failure to produce former chief minister Parvez Elahi before the court despite order. 

Justice Mirza Waqas Rauf issued the warrant during the hearing of petition of the wife of Parvez Elahi. The Attock DPO and the Rawalpindi CPO appeared before the court while the IG failed to turn up. 

Justice Rauf told the DPO and the CPO that “you have appeared before the court second time.” Both the officers submitted their response to the show-cause notice issued by the court.

Justice Rauf asked the public prosecutor where the IG was. He replied that the IG had sent his reply to the show-cause notice. The judge remarked that the court had summoned the IG and where he was. 

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The judge told him that the official was taking the court orders easy. The court had earlier taken a lenient view and issued bailable arrest warrant.

The public prosecutor replied that the IG had official engagements in Islamabad. The judge inquired how the IG would like to come to court.

Later, the court issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for the IG.

The court issued a contempt of court notice to the SP concerned for not executing the bailable arrest warrant on the IG. 

The court also expressed strong indignation over failure of the Attock Jail superintendent to appear and issued a bailable arrest warrant for him.

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Anchorperson Imran Riaz released after court dismisses charges against him

Anchorperson Imran Riaz released after court dismisses charges against him

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 YouTuber and anchorperson Imran Riaz has been released following a court order that discharged him from charges of interference in official duties.

Imran Riaz’s lawyer, Mian Ali Ashfaq, confirmed the news on his official X (formerly Twitter) account.

Media reports indicate that on May 29, Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court, Justice Aamer Farooq, allowed Imran Riaz to perform Hajj. However, despite the court’s permission, he was barred from travelling to Saudi Arabia for Hajj on June 3 and had to return home, stating his intent to seek court intervention again.

On June 12, the Islamabad High Court once more permitted Imran Riaz to proceed with Hajj. Yet, on the same day, he was arrested at Lahore Airport, clad in ihram, just as he was about to depart.

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A case under Section 406 for breach of trust was filed against him, but the Model Town Court in Lahore dismissed these charges on June 13. Nonetheless, he was rearrested in connection with another case.

This time, Imran Riaz was accused in a case registered at Sarwar Road Police Station in Lahore for allegedly interfering with official duties by forcibly driving his vehicle through an airport checkpoint, damaging a barrier.

However, on June 14, the Cantt Court in Lahore discharged Imran Riaz from the interference charges, leading to his release as per the court’s order.

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Health insurance for 5,000 journalists on cards: Tarar

Health insurance for 5,000 journalists on cards: Tarar

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Federal Information Minister Atta Tarar announced that health insurance for 5,000 journalists will be ensured in the first phase.

While addressing the media at the press club, Tarar stated that the government is committed to the welfare of journalists. He underlined the need to work together to serve the country. He also asserted the government’s belief in freedom of expression while stopping misinformation.

Also read: PPP standing with journalists over defamation law: Hassan Murtaza

Tarar highlighted that everyone must play a part in ending fake. He mentioned that a long meeting with journalists will be held soon saying that his doors are always open for them.

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Furthermore, Atta Tarar said that the government will ensure a minimum wage of Rs 37,000

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Political parties must prioritise country’s progress: President Zardari

Political parties must prioritise country’s progress: President Zardari

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 President Asif Ali Zardari has emphasised that political parties must prioritise the country’s progress and prosperity by fulfilling their democratic and constitutional responsibility.

He was talking to Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi, who called on him in Islamabad on Friday.

The president said we must only think about Pakistan and put aside personal differences.

He stressed the need to take Pakistan forward and everyone has to play his role in this regard.

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Speaking on the occasion, the Interior Minister said any challenge can be tackled through the power of unity and solidarity.

Besides, matters of mutual interest and country’s overall situation were discussed in the meeting.

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