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Faraz Ahmed

Faraz Ahmed

Correspondent MM News (Karachi)

SHOs can now take action against Covid SOPs violators

KARACHI: Station House Officers (SHO) in Sindh can now take action against people violating coronavirus standard operation procedures (SOPs), according to a notification issued today (Monday). In the notification, Sindh’s home department said that police inspectors could take action against

Gold worth Rs15m looted from house in PECHS Karachi

KARACHI: Robbers looted gold ornaments worth over Rs15 million from a house in Karachi’s Pakistan Employees Cooperative Housing Society (PECHS) area, the police said on Thursday. According to details, five armed robbers with their faces covered entered the residence in

Street crimes register alarming rise in Karachi

KARACHI: During the past five months, street crimes have registered an alarming increase across the metropolis as the police seem to have failed in launching an effective response against the criminals.  According to details, during the first five months of

Police impersonators involved in drug peddling held

KARACHI: The district police today (Sunday) apprehended three police impersonators, including a woman, who allegedly carried out their criminal activities in police uniforms including drugs peddling and burglaries. According to details, Malir Cant Police arrested the suspects in a raid

Asia’s largest cattle market: First truck of sacrificial animals arrives in Karachi

The largest cattle market in Asia is ready to be set up in Karachi for which the first truck of sacrificial animals has reached the city from Sheikhupura. According to details, the first truck of sacrificial animals reached Karachi two

Gadap Town becomes haven for land grabbers, street crime

KARACHI: Falling under District Malir, the Gadap Town became a haven for land grabbers and street crime under the alleged patronage of the district police. According to details, the land mafia has occupied amenity and private plots on a large

Three ‘MQM-London terrorists’ arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) today (Friday) arrested three alleged terrorists belonging to Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L), who recently established a group on the instruction of abroad leadership to commit violent acts. The arrested accused were identified as Muhammad Naeem,

Interpol seeks details of Belgian citizens involved in terrorism in Karachi

KARACHI: Interpol today (Monday) sought details from Karachi police and Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Belgian citizens involved in terror activities in Karachi. In a letter to Additional I.G. Police Karachi and DIG Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) via the Federal Investigation

Young man shot dead during mugging attempt in Karachi

KARACHI: A young man was shot dead on Saturday evening while resisting a mobile phone mugging attempt. The incident occurred outside Babar Market in Landhi area when armed men opened fire and killed a youth named Kashan during a robbery.

Gang using social media to sell drugs busted in Karachi

KARACHI: Police on Saturday claimed to have busted a gang involved in selling drugs through social media from Shireen Jinnah Colony of the metropolis. On a tip-off, a five-member gang was apprehended by police, who used to sell drugs through

Sindh govt once again changes business closure days

KARACHI: The provincial government of Sindh today (Friday) once again revised its strategy over the closure of business activities across the province. According to a notification issued by Sindh home department, all the markets, bazaars, shopping malls and businesses will

Man arrested after pet lion mauls child in Karachi

KARACHI: The owner of a lion, kept as a pet, has been arrested after the beast attacked a child in Gulberg area of Karachi. A video of the incident which reportedly occurred on May 14 went viral showing the owner

This dealer provides free oxygen supplies to COVID-19 patients

As coronavirus cases keep rising across the country amid the third wave, there is an acute risk of shortages and many dealers are taking advantage of the situation and increasing prices. However, there is one dealer in Karachi who is

Jewelry store robbed in Karachi,12kg gold worth Rs10 crores stolen

KARACHI: Unknown suspects robbed a jewelry store located in Clifton area and managed to steal over 12 kilograms of gold worth over Rs10 crores. This robbery is considered the biggest heist in the city this year. The criminals looted a

Toddler recovered within hours, kidnappers arrested

KARACHI: The district police claimed to have recovered a one-and-a-half-year-old abducted child a few hours after his kidnapping from Karachi’s Ibrahim Hyderi area today (Saturday). According to details, three muggers entered a house in Ibrahim Hyderi neighbourhood, where they looted

Karachi police arrest wanted murder suspect, accomplices  

KARACHI: The district police claimed to have arrested Abid Shah, a wanted suspect in robbery and murder crimes who allegedly killed his own henchman, along with his eight accomplices from Orangi Town. According to details, the raid was conducted by

Karachi police arrest extortionist after encounter

KARACHI: Police arrested an extortionist from the Issa Nagri area of the metropolis and recovered an illegal weapon and small slips used to send threats to extract money. According to sources, a team raided a house near Issa Nagri graveyard

Ali Zaidi serves legal notice to Miftah Ismail over corruption allegations

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Haider Zaidi on Wednesday said that a legal notice has been sent to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Miftah Ismail for making false and politically motivated imputations against him. While addressing a press

PTI MNA, guards thrash shopkeeper at Karachi’s Saddar mobile market

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf (PTI) federal lawmaker Aslam Khan along with his guards thrashed mobile shop staff at Karachi’s Saddar mobile market on Monday night. According to details, the PTI MNA beat the mobile phone shop staff after a

Nine Zero raid: ATC acquits MQM workers after six years

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi decided 54 cases linked to a raid at MQM-P headquarters-Nine Zero- after six years, acquitting the high profile target killers in a case pertaining to recovery of explosive material. According to details, the

Former college principal killed in Karachi robbery attempt

KARACHI: A woman, identified as former principal of Saudabad Girls College, was killed in Karachi’s Liaquatabad area on Thursday after her husband tried to resist an armed robbery. According to details, the woman, Nasreen Irfan, had gone out with her

AVLC arrests six motorcycle lifters in Karachi

KARACHI: Anti Vehicle Lifting Cell (AVLC) of Sindh police claimed to have apprehended six motorcycle lifters in Karachi. According to the senior superintendent of police (SSP), the lifters were allegedly involved in stealing motorcycles from the city. Seven motorbikes were

CTD, Rangers arrest five banned TTP terrorists in Sindh

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) and Rangers have arrested five terrorists of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Jamshoro, Sindh on Monday. Sindh Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Omer Shahid Hamid while addressing a press conference said that

Police arrest TTP terrorist in Karachi

KARACHI: Police have arrested a terrorist associated with the proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in  Malir area of Karachi. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Irfan Bahadur, the police conducted a raid in Malir area and arrested the terrorist.

Number of beggars in Karachi exceeds 150,000 as police fail to take legal action

KARACHI: The number of beggars in Karachi has exceeded 150,000 as police failed to take legal action against the illegal profession in the metropolis. With the start of the holy month of Ramadan, a large number of professional beggars captured

ILF raids police training center Karachi, rescues kidnapped youth

KARACHI: On the orders of District and Sessions Judge West 13, Judicial Magistrate Sajid Ali along with the team of International Lawyers Forum (ILF) raided the Hayat Police Training College Saeedabad in Karachi and rescued a youth who had been

Man arrested on charges of raping 16-year-old girl

KARACHI: The district police on Thursday have arrested a man for allegedly raping a 16-year-old man in Karachi’s Surjani Town, a police official confirmed. According to details, a First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against the accused, identified as

CTD nabs Lyari gang-war member, recovers arms

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has apprehended an active member of the Lyari gang trying to regroup criminals in the metropolis.  According to sources, the arrested accused, Naseer a hardened criminal and close aide of Zahid Ladla, a brother of slain

CTD arrests two militants in Karachi

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have apprehended two militants associated with the proscribed outfit Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army (SRA). According to sources,  Mumtaz Soomro, one of the militants, was arrested outside a foreign restaurant on Karachi’s Tariq Road. The

Sindh govt decides to take back education ministry from Saeed Ghani

KARACHI: Sindh government has decided to take back the education ministry’s portfolio from Education and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani over weak performance, sources said on Monday. Sources said PPP’s leadership is not satisfied with the education minister’s performance especially transfers