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Five rape cases reported in Lahore during last 24 hours

Lahore: Five rape cases have been reported by Lahore police in the last 24 hours on Wednesday.

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Five rape cases reported in Lahore during last 24 hours
Five rape cases reported in Lahore during last 24 hours

According to local media, all five incidents of rape were registered at different police stations across the city, stated the police.

One case was filed in Lahore’s Johar town area, others from Bhagatpura area, Lari Ada, Manawan and Church Road.

Maqbool was identified as the man who allegedly raped his 16-year-old stepdaughter in Johar Town, the complaint was filed by the accused’s wife.

In Bhagatpura area, a case of rape was registered at the Shadbagh police station. The woman had four children.

As per police reports, a 10-year-old was raped in Manawan, the suspect has not been identified. 

A 17-year-old girl was lured by a job offer and raped by a person whose identity is, in the Ladi area.

The Nawankot police has a 15-year-old in its custody, who was about to rape a seven-year-old girl on Church Road.

The escalation of an alarming number of sexual violence cases have been witnessed against women in Pakistan.

According to the Federal Ministry of Human Rights, there has been a decline in the reported cases of violence against women but the state of women’s rights is quite disturbing in Sindh and Punjab.

Referring to Sindh and southern Punjab, the officials have commented that the places are ‘hell’ for women and their rights.

The Ministry of Human Rights Toll-Free Helpline confirms that 73% of the total cases of violence against women originate from Punjab.

Courtesy: Geo News

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LHC to announce verdict on pleas against Hamza's election as CM Punjab

LHC will announce the reserved verdict at 12:30pm on Thursday.

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Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) will announce the reserved verdict on pleas against the election of Hamza Shahbaz as Chief Minister of Punjab.

According to details, a five-member larger bench headed by Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan resumed hearing the pleas today.

During the hearing, the bench sought arguments from Hamza’s lawyer that whether the Supreme Court’s verdict on the presidential reference related to defecting lawmakers applies to past events.

Hamza’s counsel maintained that the ruling doesn’t apply to past events unless the apex court itself says so.

Later, the court reserved the verdict and will announce it tomorrow at 12:30 pm.

In a previous hearing, the high court had hinted at holding fresh election for the post of Punjab’s chief minister under April 16 circumstances, when incumbent Hamza Shahbaz was elected in a poll on a court order. 

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Pakistan values China's role in regional and global affairs: COAS Bajwa

Director of China's Central Committee for Foreign Affairs calls on the Army Chief and discusses defense cooperation, progress on CPEC and security in the region

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Pakistan values China's role in regional and global affairs: COAS Bajwa

Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday said Pakistan valued China's role in regional and global affairs.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Director of China's Central Committee for Foreign Affairs, Mr Yang Chichi called on the Army Chief and discussed defense cooperation, progress on CPEC and security in the region.

During the meeting, the Army Chief said Pakistan valued ​​China's role in regional and global affairs and was keen to enhance strategic partnership with China.

Mr Yang Chichi thanked General Bajwa for taking steps to provide a safe environment for Chinese personnel deployed on various projects in Pakistan.

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Participants of National Security and War Course visit Naval Headquarters, Islamabad

"Participants of the National Security and War Course were briefed on the role of Pakistan Navy in the development of maritime defense and maritime sector"

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Islamabad: Participants of National Security and War Course visited Naval Headquarters in Islamabad on Wednesday.

According to Pakistan Navy spokesman, participants included officers from all three armed forces.

He said that participants of the National Security and War Course were briefed on the role of Pakistan Navy in the development of maritime defense and maritime sector.

Naval Chief Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi also addressed the participants of the course.

The course participants appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Navy in maritime peace and stability.

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