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ISLAMABAD | Pakistani court sentences ex-PM Sharif to 10 years in prison

ISLAMABAD— A Pakistani anti-graft tribunal on Friday announced a much-awaited ruling in a corruption case against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, sentencing him to 10 years in prison over purchases of luxury apartments in London. Sharif, who is in London with his ailing wife, was not in the courtroom for the verdict and was sentenced … Continue reading ISLAMABAD | Pakistani court sentences ex-PM Sharif to 10 years in prison

Pakistani court sentences convicted serial killer to death

LAHORE, Pakistan/February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A Pakistani court on Saturday sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including a 7-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation and triggered violent protests, a public prosecutor said. The court announced the decision in the presence of Mohammad Imran, 24, … Continue reading Pakistani court sentences convicted serial killer to death

Top Pakistani court orders arrest of escaped police officer

KARACHI, Pakistan/January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A Pakistani lawyer says the country’s supreme court has given police three days to arrest an absconding officer involved in the killing of an aspiring model in a “fake shootout.” Attorney Nazeer Mehsud says suspended police officer Rao Anwar did not appear at a hearing Saturday and the chief justice ordered … Continue reading Top Pakistani court orders arrest of escaped police officer