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LHC declares money-laundering petition against Nawaz inadmissible

LAHORE: A Lahore High Court (LHC) division bench on Friday dismissed a 26-year-old petition against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif carrying money laundering charges by declaring it inadmissible. Barrister Javed Iqbal Jafree had filed the petition in 1991 submitting that Nawaz had shifted billions of rupees abroad illegally. He had further alleged that Sharif had misused his powers and had made a number of appointments in violation of merit. He said the prime minister did not meet the criteria of being a member of Parliament as prescribed in Articles 62 andRead More

LHC gives clean chit to Shoaib Akhtar

ISLAMABAD: In its detailed order over fine of Rs7 million and ban of five years on Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar by the Pakistan Cricket Board, the Lahore High Court (LHC) set aside the punishment and declared it to be without lawful authority and of no legal effect. The detailed order was issued on May 6 from the court of Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza of the LHC and stated that the case of Shoaib was not governed by any validly promulgated rules and regulations by the PCB and therefore theRead More