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The prisoner's valet deposed that his master had rung for him at twenty minutes to ten on the morning of the day on which his mistress died, and had ordered a cup of tea for her.
A woman deposed that she lived near the beach and was standing at the door of her cottage, waiting for the return of the fishermen, about an hour before she heard of the discovery of the body, when she saw a boat with only one man in it push off from that part of the shore where the corpse was afterwards found.
Will it be believed that the governor of such a house as this, is appointed, and deposed, and changed perpetually, as Parties fluctuate and vary, and as their despicable weathercocks are blown this way or that?
If I had done it as alleged, should I have left that unguarded place which that false and wicked witness against me so infamously deposed to?
The injured man had already deposed that he was so taken by surprise by the suddenness of the attack that he could state nothing beyond the fact that the first man who struck him wore a moustache.
ISLAMABAD, 16 March , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira has described the reinstatement of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry and all the deposed judges as a landmark decision of the government saying this would help further strengthen democratic institutions in the country.
ISLAMABAD, 17 March , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Minister for Youth Affairs, Shahid Hussain Bhutto welcomed governments decision to restore deposed judges, saying it will keep alive the rule of law and supremacy of parliament and help bring stability in the country.
QUETTA, 16 March , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- President Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Ali Ahmad Kurd while announcing end to long march and sit-in has welcomed the reinstatement of all deposed judges including Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, saying the lawyers movement has achieved the target of the independent judiciary.
ISLAMABAD, 17 March , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- The legal fraternity here Tuesday expressed the hope that restoration of deposed judges would pave the way for the independence of the judiciary.
Both Mian Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shahbaz Sharif congratulated the Prime Minister for taking decision of the restoration of deposed judges and saving the system, from being destroyed, and also invited Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani to visit Lahore.
ISLAMABAD, 17 March , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Deposed Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and ten deposed judges of the Supreme Court and high courts have been restored through two separate notifications issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice here on Tuesday, as per announcement made by Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani.
ISLAMABAD, 16 March , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Federal Minister for Minorities, Shahbaz Bhatti Monday has said, that the federal government had fulfilled the promise made by its Shaheed Chairperson Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto of restoration of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and other deposed judges.