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BLA commander, 22 militants surrender in Quetta: ISPR

QUETTA: A Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) commander and 22 other militants surrendered to security forces on Friday, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)

The militants surrendered during a ceremony at FC Madadgar Heaquarters Quetta.

The latest ceremony follows numerous other ceremonies held in different parts of Balochistan during which hundreds of militants have surrendered, including militant commander Balkh Sher Badeeni who surrendered in January this year.

Home Minister Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti and a large number of civil and military officials were present on the occasion.

LHC dismisses contempt of court petition against Nawaz

LAHORE: Lahore High Court dismisses a contempt of court petition against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Rana Shah, a local lawyer, filed a petition that the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader committed contempt of court in his ‘anti-judiciary’ speeches during GT Road Rally.

He requested the court to take action against Nawaz and should stop media from broadcasting his speeches.

A lawyer representing the federal government during the hearing maintained that only the court who has been supposedly targeted can take action on the contempt of court. Subsequently, the court dismissed the petition and told petitioner to take his case to Supreme Court.