Islamabad High Court

  • Pakistan government drops appeal against PCB chief January 31, 2014

    Islamabad: The legal saga dogging Pakistani cricket administration took a fresh turn on Friday as the government withdrew its challenge to the reinstatement of the game's ousted chief. Earlier this month an appeal court restored Zaka Ashraf as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, eight months after another court had thrown him...
  • Legal issues plunges PCB in further uncertainty October 23, 2013

    Karachi: Clouds of uncertainty continued to hover over Pakistan cricket with the Election Commission now contemplating to challenge the judgment of Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordering them to conduct elections for the post of PCB chairman in the Supreme Court. According to sources, the Election Commission on Tuesday reviewed the orders...
  • Najam Sethi may have to resign following court's order October 22, 2013

    Lahore: With Islamabad High Court setting stringent rules for new PCB Chairman candidates, head of the ad hoc committee Najam Sethi may have to resign from his post as he fails to fit into the new eligibility criteria. The IHC judge, while announcing new polls date of November 2, ruled on...
  • Election for PCB chairman's post to take place on November 2 October 21, 2013

    Karachi: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday ordered that the elections for the post of chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will be held on November 2 under the supervision of the Election Commission of Pakistan. Judge Shaukat Siddiqui also set some stringent eligibility rules for the candidates, who...
  • PCB hoping for relief from Islamabad High Court September 11, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is hoping to get some relief when its appeal petition comes up for hearing before the Islamabad High Court on September 19. The Islamabad High Court had passed a judgement in July restraining caretaker chief of the board, Najam Sethi, from exercising full powers of his...
  • IHC judgement could jeopradise Pak's membership with ICC: PCB July 26, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is concerned about the fact that the ICC could suspend the country's membership with the game's governing body if the Islamabad High Court did not review its recent judgement on the affairs of PCB. In its intracourt appeal filed in the Islamabad High Court, the PCB...
  • Najam Sethi admits uncertainty in Pakistan cricket July 26, 2013

    Karachi: Acting PCB Chairman Najam Sethi on Friday admitted that there was an ongoing crisis in Pakistan cricket because of restrictions placed on him in exercising full powers by Islamabad High Court. "Because of this uncertain situation that has developed after the judgement of the court, we decided to file an...
  • Pak interim govt refuses to put Musharraf on trial for treason April 23, 2013

    Islamabad: In a temporary relief to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's caretaker government today informed the Supreme Court that it would not file treason charges against him, saying such a move was not part of its mandate. The interim administration, formed in March to conduct the May 11 general election,...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf back at farmhouse after court sentence April 21, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf returned to his sprawling farmhouse which has been declared a subjail and where he was ordered to serve 14 days in judicial custody by an antiterrorism court, in Islamabad on Saturday. He had spent the night in detention at police headquarters in Islamabad...
  • Pak: Musharraf remanded to judicial custody till May 4 April 20, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf was on Saturday remanded to judicial custody for a fortnight by an antiterrorism court in the Pakistani capital, a day after his arrest in a case over the imposition of emergency rule in 2007. Judge Kausar Abbas Zaidi of the antiterrorism court remanded the...
  • Pak: Terror charges framed against Musharraf April 19, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan former President Pervez Musharraf was slapped with terror charges on Friday by a court and placed under house arrest at his famrhouse. The court directed the police to produce Musharraf before antiterror court in two days. Musharraf was earlier in the day arrested in a case relating to...
  • Pakistan: Pervez Musharraf under house April 19, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has been put under house arrest after a court cancelled his bail order on Thursday. The Islamabad High Court had ordered the arrest of the former army chief in a case over the imposition of emergency rule in 2007. But in a dramatic escape,...
  • Musharraf absconding, but he may surrender after legal advice April 18, 2013

    Islamabad: Former dictator Pervez Musharraf on Thursday fled from the Islamabad High Court complex after a judge revoked his bail and directed police to immediately arrest him, setting the stage for a potential standoff between the assertive judiciary and the powerful military. Musharraf, 69, appeared in court this morning for the...
  • Pakistan: The troubles for Musharraf have just begun April 18, 2013

    The Islamabad High Court on Thursday cancelled former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's bail plea. The police are at his farmhouse on the outskirts of Islamabad after Musharraf drove away, even before the police could arrest him. ...
  • Musharraf didn't flee from the court, says his spokesperson April 18, 2013

    Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf fled from the Islamabad High Court after the court cancelled his bail and directed police to immediately arrest him. Musharraf had appeared in the court this morning to seek extension of his interim bail in a case related to the sacking of over 60 judges...
  • Pak: Police reach Musharraf's house to arrest him April 18, 2013

    Islamabad: A police team has reached the residence of former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on the outskirts of Islamabad to arrest him after he fled from the Islamabad High Court following a court order to arrest him. Musharraf fled from the court premises with the help of his bodyguards after...
  • Prearrest bail of Musharraf extended by six days April 12, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court extended the prearrest bail of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf by six days during proceedings conducted amid tight security on Friday. Musharraf, 69, had applied to the Islamabad High Court for the extension of his bail in a case registered against him for placing dozens of judges...
  • Plea seeking to stop sacking of Kayani admitted January 12, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court has admitted a petition seeking to block any attempt by the government to sack Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha over the memo scandal. The petition filed by lawyer Maulvi Iqbal Haider was accepted by the Islamabad High Court...
  • Pak: Taseer assassin appeals against death row October 12, 2011

    Islamabad: The police guard sentenced to death for assassinating Governor Salmaan Taseer filed an appeal against the verdict in a Pakistani court on Thursday. The appeal against the antiterrorism court's verdict was filed in the Islamabad High Court by Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri's lawyer ShujaurRehman. Antiterror court Judge Pervez Ali Shah had...