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Faraz Ahmed

Faraz Ahmed

Correspondent MM News (Karachi)

Two arrested for looting Rs4.3m from petrol pump employee

KARACHI: The district police have arrested two men involved in looting Rs 4.3 million from a petrol pump’s manager on August 31 in Karachi’s Quaidabad area. According to details, a seven-member gang of arrested accused was involved in more than

Sindh to propose Rs2,000 as minimum price for 40kg wheat

KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided to propose Rs2,000 as the minimum support price per 40 kg bag of wheat in attempt to support the farmers who are worst affected by the alarming inflation. Addressing a press conference in Karachi,

Mufti Muneeb condemns blasphemous cartoons, urges Muslim unity

KARACHI: Prominent religious scholar Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman has strongly condemned the French for publishing blasphe­mous caricatures and urged the Muslim Ummah to get united to chalk out a strategy to end in­human act of anti-Islam. While addressing a press conference today,

Six schools closed in Karachi after students test positive for COVID-19

KARACHI: Six schools have been sealed in Karachi’s Malir district after some of their students tested positive for the novel coronavirus. These schools include GBHSS Konkar, GBSS Model Haaqani, GBSS Haji Sain Rakhio, GGLSS Konkar, GBLSS Radho Jokhio and GBLSS

JI announce rallies against blasphemous cartoons

KARACHI: Protest demonstrations would be held in the whole country from tomorrow on the call of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) against the publication of blasphemous caricatures of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in French. Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman said the protest

AVLC arrests five ‘motorcycle lifters’ in raids across city

KARACHI: The Anti-Vehicle Lifting Cell (AVLC) has claimed to have arrested five suspects allegedly involved in various cases of motorcycle theft in the metropolis. According to sources, the suspects were arrested during a series of raids in the SITE Area,

Kidnapping case lodged as 5-year-old girl goes missing in Karachi

KARACHI: A case was registered today (Tuesday) against an unidentified man for allegedly kidnapping a 5-year-old girl, Urva Fahim, who went missing from Karachi’s Surjani Town Sector 4D. According to police, the girl’s family in the FIR said that the

Three police injured in Karachi road mishap

KARACHI: Three policemen were arrested after a fast-moving dumper truck hit a police van on Karachi’s Northern Bypass on Tuesday. According to details, the incident occurred on the Northern Bypass of Karachi, where a collision between a police mobile and

Fire engulfs factory in Karachi’s District West

KARACHI: A fire that broke out at a factory near Valika Chowrangi of Karachi’s District West earlier today (Monday) raged on engulfing a large section of the factory in its blaze. According to details, the fire that erupted on the

Karachi sees improvement in ranking on World Crime Index

KARACHI: The commercial capital of Pakistan, Karachi, has been ranked at 103 on the World Crime Index, improving its standing by ten places since January 2020 and 32 places since mid-2019. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah stated this

Sindh Police launches first Web TV channel

KARACHI: The Sindh Police has launched an online website-based TV channel which has been named SSU Web TV. DIG Maqsood Ahmed Memon has instructed the police to launch the web channel to facilitate the masses. He said this is the

Karachi policeman arrested for threatening restaurant owner

KARACHI: A police official in Karachi was arrested after he misbehaved with citizens and threatened a restaurant owner in the Kharadar area. According to details, the police officer was identified as Mehfooz. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Karachi took notice

Karachi police foil bid to smuggle rare falcons, hawks

KARACHI: The district police today (Sunday) have foiled an attempt to smuggle rare breeds of hawks and falcons from Balochistan to Karachi. According to details, the district police carried out a raid near Lucky roundabout in Karachi’s Mochko area and

3,180 kg cannabis worth Rs17 billion seized in Pasni

KARACHI: Pakistan Coastguards seized a massive amount of 3,180 kilogrammes of cannabis in Pasni, Balochistan. The coastguards acted on an anonymous tip-off that a large amount of narcotics was being smuggled in the coastal town. As a result, Director-General Pakistan

FIA arrests suspected ‘RAW agent’ in Karachi

KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested an alleged agent of the Indian spy agency RAW in Karachi. The Anti-Terrorism Wing of the federal agency conducted a raid to bust the terror network and arrested Abdul Jabbar alias Zafar Tension

Maskan blast: MNA Alamgir Khan demands relief package

KARACHI: Member of National Assembly (MNA) and PTI leader Alamgir Khan demanded that those affected by the Maskan blast be provided a relief package. The statement came while addressing a press conference alongside the affectees of the blast, claiming that

Investigation officer booked for tampering evidence in girl’s murder case

KARACHI: The investigation officer in the case of a young woman, who had died in an apparent suicide, has been arrested for allegedly tampering and destroying key evidence. In September, 25-year-old Areeba was found dead in her apartment in Mehmoodabad

4 drug peddlers, gamblers arrested in Mehmoodabad

KARACHI: Mehmoodabad Police conducted two separate operations and arrested four criminals involved in drugs peddling and gambling. Drug peddler Hafeezullah alias I.P was arrested during an operation in Chanesar Goth. He was responsible for selling in various areas of the

Three motorcycle lifters held in Karachi

KARACHI: Police claimed to have arrested three suspected motorcycle lifters from the Gulshan-e-Maymar area of Karachi on Wednesday. According to sources, acting on intelligence information, police arrested three accused near Nuristan Super Store in Gulshan-e-Maymar area. Sources said the arrested

Six injured in explosion near Karachi’s Shireen Jinnah Colony

KARACHI: At least six people sustained injuries in an explosion at a bus terminal near Karachi’s Shireen Jinnah Colony today (Tuesday). According to details, the local residents shifted the wounded persons to the nearby hospital using public transport as no

Sher Zaman lauds Sindh Police for lodging FIR against Capt (R) Safdar

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker Khurrum Sher Zaman has commended the Sindh Police for lodging a first information report (FIR) against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar. Addressing a press conference along Advisor on Maritime Affairs Mahmood

Incompetent govt on the brink of collapse: Saeed Ghani

KARACHI: Sindh Education and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani today (Saturday) has the ‘incompetent and selected’ government was scared after the opposition’s Gujranwala rally, under the banner of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM). “It seems like Opposition’s Karachi meeting, scheduled to take

Five labourers drown in factory’s chemical tank

KARACHI: Five labourers drowned in the chemical tank of a factory in SITE area of Karachi on Saturday. The incident occurred as the labourers were cleaning the chemical tank inside the industrial unit located when they fell into it and

FIA arrests former PIA MD in illegal appointment case

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested the former managing director of Pakistan International Airlines PIA Ijaz Haroon in the illegal appointment case. FIA Corporate Crime Circle Karachi has arrested former director of PIA human resource department Hanif Pathan.

Fire erupts inside garment factory in Karachi

KARACHI: A massive fire erupted in a garments factory near Habib Chowrangi in SITE area early on Saturday morning. Police said fire brigade vehicles have arrived at the scene to put out the blaze that has been declared a third-degree

Two arrested over selling fake, expired medicines for children

KARACHI: The district police have arrested two accused persons on a tip-off in Karachi today (Friday) over charges of selling fake and expired medicines and vaccines for children. According to details, the Liaqauatabad police station raided a flat in Karachi’s

Woman arrested for harassing, blackmailing man in Karachi

KARACHI: Cybercrime Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) today (Thursday) has arrested a woman for allegedly harassing and blackmailing a man in Karachi. According to details, the Cybercrime wing arrested the woman on the complaint of the man. The

PTI leader submit resolution against PPP’s political gathering

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Karachi President Khurram Sher Zaman has demanded to stop the upcoming rallies and protests by the opposition due to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic. The PTI leader has submitted a resolution in the Sindh Assembly

SHO suspended, arrested for supporting land mafia

KARACHI: The Station House Officer (SHO) of Sukhan police station in district Malir has been suspended and arrested for allegedly supporting land mafia. A resident lodged a complaint against the policemen and alleged that he was supporting and patronising criminals

Inter-provincial drug smuggler arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Police have nabbed an inter-provincial drug smuggler and recovered more than 400 grams of hashish from his possession on Wednesday. According to sources, head constable Muhammad Javed along with the police mobile team was engaged in checking vehicles at