Two Police Officials Held For Bribe in Italian Woman Honor Killing Case

Jun 1, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Two police officials were nabbed on Thursday for getting Rs600,000 bribe to alter the forensic report of Sana Cheema’s death — the Pakistani-Italian woman was strangled to death by relatives for honor last month in Gujrat district of Punjab province. The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) arrested a police assistant sub-inspector (ASI) […]

UAE National to Become First Arab to Climb K2 the ‘Savage Mountain’

Jun 1, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Emirati adventurer Saeed Al Maamari announced on Thursday his plan to climb K2, also known as Mount Godwin-Austen in Pakistan’s Karakoram Mountain Range, to raise the UAE flag and the Dubai Expo 2020 logo. Al Maamari told media his 55-day journey to ascend the Pakistani peak would start on June […]

Film Producer Weinstein Indicted on Rape Charges

May 31, 2018 (DESPARDES) — Film producer Harvey Weinstein was indicted Wednesday in New York on first- and third-degree rape and criminal sex act charges, furthering the first criminal case to arise from a slate of sexual misconduct allegations against the former movie mogul. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said the indictment brought Weinstein […]

NAB Moves Forward With Landgrabbing Cases Against Malik Riaz, Bahria Town

Jun 1, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — The Anti-corruption authorities in Rawalpindi on Thursday arrested three men allegedly involved in land grabbing, one of whom is said to be a “frontman” of Bahria Town famed real estate tycoon Malik Riaz. Fazal Inam aka Saeen Inam was arrested after authorities found that 732 kanals near Rawat in Murree, […]