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Woman stoning case: DPO Khanewal demoted to OSD

July 27, 2012

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LAHORE: The Punjab police chief has demoted District Police Office (DPO) Mohammed Waqar and made him Officer on Special Duty (OSD) for his negligence in the Khanewal woman stoning case. According to a Punjab police spokesperson, the inspector general of police told the Supreme Court that the culprits were being arrested and the husband of the […]

Khanewal incident: SC rejects police report into woman’s stoning (Pakistan)

July 24, 2012

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  Gives govt three days to clamp down on negligent police officials. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court rejected a Punjab police report on Monday regarding the woman who had been stoned to death in a village near Khanewal and directed the federal and provincial government to look into the matter and take action against top […]

‘Panchayat raj’ and a woman stoned (Pakistan)

July 21, 2012

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‘Panchayat raj’ in Punjab runs parallel to the weakening of state outreach in the face of growing power of the non-state actors nurtured by the state in the past. PHOTO: AFP The Supreme Court has taken suo-motu notice of another horrendous panchayat crime in Punjab and found that the police were inclined to ignore the […]