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In the charge-sheet submitted to a judicial magistrate, Dadu police confirmed Asmat Rajput, a fourth-year MBBS student, took her life because she was being blackmailed by Shaman Solangi and his family with a fake marriage certificate.
An anti-terrorism court has declared Manzoor Pashteen, leader of the PTM proclaimed offender. The PTM supremo is charged with sedition for delivering hate speeches against the security establishment during a PTM rally in Karachi held in 2018.
Warah elders in Mohmand tehsil bar local women from personally collecting monthly Child Wellness Grant stipends from designated centers, stating the practice was against local customs. Doctors at the tehsil headquarters hospital Bisham request police to look into quackeries following the discovery of a dead newborn near the hospital grounds. An elderly woman and her son were gunned down for 'honour' after the latter married his assailant's daughter.
Bacha Khan University in Charsadda imposes strict dress code, directing female students and staff to wear abayas and barring them from wearing makeup, jewellery and trousers. Police arrest three and lodge case against seven for the murder of an abandoned newborn girl in a hospital in Dijkot. PTA blocks 452 out of 778 links containing content from banned blasphemous Netflix movie.
Shia organizations in Sindh stage protests in various towns and cities across the province against the Hazara Shia coal miners massacre in Macch. Keep reading for more news on the rights situation in Pakistan.