Gilani pleads CJP to hear my son’s case
General polls on term completion
Salim AhmedLahore–Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani Sunday said that if the Chief Justice of Pakistan cannot hear the case against his own son due to some legal barriers, he (CJ) should take up the case against Ali Musa Gilani.
Talking to media here at the State Guest House, the premier said the Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry may consider Musa Gilani as his own son and hear the case against him.
Kayani refuses to meet Lavoy
Rawalpindi—Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has refused to meet US Assistant Secretary of Defence Peter Lavoy after Leon Panetta’s accusation about Pakistan of having safe havens for insurgents.
On Thursday, US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta had said during his visit to Kabul that Washington was running out of patience with Islamabad over its reluctance to go after the militant Haqqani group in its semi-governed northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
DG Khan rape case Alleged police officers deny molesting five girls
Dera Ghazi Khan—Border Levies Police officers allegedly involved in rape of five girls have denied charges against them.Talking to media persons on telephone from undisclosed location on Sunday, the three cops claimed that they did not molest girls and it was a preplanned conspiracy against them.
The three Border Levies Police personnel identified as Zahid, Naveed and Muzaffar were of the view that they are ready to present themselves before the investigation team if they are assured that process would be transparent.
US fighting its own war in tribal areas: Panetta
Washington—US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta while giving an interview to a US television channel on Saturday said that the United States is fighting its own war in the tribal areas of the Pak-Afghan border region and that military safe havens in Pakistan would not be tolerated.
During the interview, the US defence secretary without specifying any further said that the US would take every possible step to protect its troops.