Sindh High Court

  • Pakistan: SC overturns decision to lift travel ban on Pervez Musharraf June 23, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday overturned a High Court ruling to lift a travel ban slapped on Pervez Musharraf last year, a setback to the former military ruler facing multiple trials including one for high-treason. The Sindh High Court in a judgment of June 12 had allowed 70-year-old Musharraf to...
  • Pakistan court adjourns Musharraf travel ban application April 23, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf will have to wait for two weeks to learn if he will be allowed to go abroad to visit his ailing mother after a court on Wednesday adjourned the case till May 7. Musharraf, who is in Karachi for medical treatment and to visit...
  • Pakistan government asks SC to launch Musharraf's trial for treason November 18, 2013

    The Pakistan government, on Monday, asked the Supreme Court to launch treason proceedings against former dictator Pervez Musharraf for imposing emergency in 2007, the first time the civilian administration has sought the criminal prosecution of a military ruler. A letter sent by the Law Ministry to the apex court Registrar's Office...
  • Pakistan set to end moratorium on executions August 13, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's five-year-old moratorium on executions will end with the hanging of four convicts, including three high-profile terrorists, this month, a senior official said on Tuesday. Ejaz Chaudhary, Chief Secretary of southern Sindh province, said the four convicts will be hanged in Sukkur Jail on August 20, 21 and 22. He told...
  • Shoe hurled at Pervez Musharraf outside Sindh HC March 29, 2013

    Islamabad: A shoe was hurled at Pakistan former president Pervez Musharraf outside the Sindh High Court in Karachi on Friday. The shoe, which was thrown at Musharraf by a lawyer, missed its target and the lawyer was not detained as no charges were filed against him. Musharraf, who seized power...
  • Pak court stays demolition of 200-year-old temple September 15, 2012

    Karachi: The Sindh High Court has issued a stay order on the demolition of a 200-year-old Hindu temple in the old area of the city here. The division bench of the court, headed by Chief Justice Mushir Alam, issued a stay order on a petition filed by Kailash Wishram, stopping the...
  • Conversion row: Pak Hindu girl sent to protective custody March 12, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Monday directed police to take into protective custody a 19-year-old Hindu girl and her Muslim husband, amid allegations that she was abducted and forcibly converted to Islam. Justice Shahid Anwar Bajwa of the Sindh High Court, who was hearing the case of Rinkle Kumari, ordered police...
  • Recover abducted Hindu girl, directs Pak court March 6, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Tuesday directed authorities to recover a 19-year-old Hindu girl who was abducted in Sindh province and allegedly forced to convert and married to a Muslim man. Sindh High Court Chief Justice Mushir Alam issued the order while hearing a petition filed by the uncle of Rinkle...
  • Cases against 127 Indian fishermen disposed February 27, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have informed the Supreme Court that cases registered against 127 Indian fishermen have been disposed of by the Sindh High Court, paving the way for their release. A member of an inspection team of the Sindh High Court told the apex court on Saturday that 13 separate cases...