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Faraz Ahmed

Faraz Ahmed

Correspondent MM News (Karachi)

Robbers impersonating policemen loot citizens in Karachi

KARACHI: Criminals impersonating policemen have started robbing citizens under the pretext of snap-checking in several posh localities of Karachi. The news has spread panic among citizens reeling from a sudden and unexpected rise in street crimes in recent weeks. According

Over 100 looted by street criminals in Karachi’s Korangi area

KARACHI: An eight-member gang looted more than 100 citizens at once in Korangi area as police failed to curb rising street crimes and robberies in the city. The brazen incident occurred when more than 100 people were stranded on the

Two motorcycle lifters arrested from Karachi’s Baloch Colony

KARACHI: Police have arrested two suspects involved in street crimes and motorcycle theft from Baloch Colony area. According to details, Baloch Colony police also recovered five stolen motorcycles and weapons from their possession. Head Mohrar Yasir Nawaz said that pistol

Three arrested from Shah Latif for possessing up to 5kg of drugs

KARACHI: Three suspects have been arrested from the Shah Latif area from whose possession 5 kg of narcotic drugs and more than 1 kg of ice were recovered while the suspects are members of an inter-provincial drug dealer group. According

Electric wire falls on madressah students in Karachi, one killed

KARACHI: A child was killed and eight others sustained injuries when electric wire fell on them in Karachi’s Sohrab Goth. According to details, the children, who were madressah students were playing at their seminary when high-tension electric wire fell on

One killed as construction building collapses in Karachi’s Defence area

KARACHI: The roof of a building under construction in the Defense area has been collapsed killing one worker and two others injured. The accident took place in a house under construction in Khayaban Nishat where the roof suddenly collapsed and

Dua Mangi case: Suspect escapes police custody following ‘shopping spree’

KARACHI: The prime suspect in the Dua Mangi kidnapping case escaped from police custody by tricking officers into a false ‘shopping spree’ promise. According to details, Zohaib Qureshi – the main accused – and his accomplices were brought to city

ANF recovers 193kg of hashish from vehicle in Karachi

KARACHI: Anti-Narcotics Force Intelligence and ANF Karachi in a joint operation recovered more than 193 kg of hashish from a vehicle. According to details, the anti-narcotics force recovered 193,200 kg of hashish from a Toyota Jeep near Motorway Toll Plaza

Kashmir Road robbery: ‘Killer’ cop commits suicide during police raid

KARACHI: Police made headway in the case of the killing of Shahrukh, a young man who was killed by a street criminal for resisting the robbery at Kashmir Road. Police conducted a raid in the Block 7, Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of

Huge cache of weapons recovered from house in Karachi’s Old City Area

KARACHI: Security forces on Saturday morning said it had recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition buried under a home in Karachi’s old city area, a police spokesperson said. According to details, Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Central Murtaza Tabassum

16 residential projects in Karachi turn out to be illegal

KARACHI: After Nasla Tower, 16 more residential projects in the city turned out to be illegal. Magistrate of the airport in this regard issued a statement that the sale and purchase of the said 16 residential projects should be stopped

Tanzania Navy commander visits HQ of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency

Tanzania Navy Commander, Rear Admiral Michael Mwanandenja Mumanga visited the Headquarters of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency. and called on Director General PMSA, Rear Admiral Mirza Foad Amin Baig HI (M). Upon arrival at Headquarters PMSA, the visiting dignitary was received

Shahrukh Jatoi illegally moved from jail to private hospital: reports

KARACHI: Shahrukh Jatoi, convicted in the 2012 murder of 20-year-old Shahzeb Khan, was moved from Central Jail to a private hospital, several media outlets reported on Monday while quoting sources. According to details, Shahrukh Jatoi was shifted to a private

‘Terror bid thwarted’ as 20 hand grenades recovered in Karachi

KARACHI: The city police on Friday claimed to have foiled a terror bid and recovered 20 hand grenades stuffed in a shopper from Karachi’s Garden area. In a statement, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) City Sarfaraz Nawaz said that they

Thatta cop shoots himself at police station

THATTA: A policeman reportedly committed suicide by shooting himself at Thatta’s Gharo police station on Thursday. According to the police, an assistant sub-inspector, Ali Gul, who was posted at the Gharo police station fired three shots at himself with his

Sindh Governor praises CPLC’s role in reducing crime

KARACHI: A 13-member delegation of the Crime Reporters Association has called on Sindh Governor Imran Ismail at Governor House. Leader of Opposition Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh and Chief CPLC Sindh Zubair Habib were also present on the occasion.  The

Liquor worth Rs216m seized by PMSA, Customs

KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and Customs confiscated liquor worth Rs216 million in a joint intelligence-based operation (IBO) off the coast of Karachi sea, said the security agency on Tuesday. “In a successful Intelligence Based Operation, Pakistan Maritime Security

Karachi gang involved in changing IMEI numbers of stolen phones arrested

KARACHI: A six-member robber gang, including two mobile software experts, has been arrested in Karachi. According to details, police acted on a tip-off in the North Nazimabad area of ​​Karachi. The Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Central Malik Murtaza said

Man killed, wife injured in Karachi over ‘free-will marriage’

KARACHI: A man hailing from Larkana was shot dead, while his newlywed bride and two others were injured as unidentified assailants opened fire on their car in Karachi on Monday, according to police. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP)

One killed in Surjani’s Shia-Sunni clash over mosque land

KARACHI: Religious conflicts have once again erupted in Sindh capital as an investigation has been launched into the murder of a landowner over a plot dispute to build a mosque in Surjani Town, leading to rising tension in the area,

Street crimes register alarming rise in Karachi

KARACHI: During the past ten months of 2021, street crimes have registered an alarming increase across Karachi as the police seem to have failed in launching an effective response against the criminals. According to the data gathered by MM News,

Young man allegedly killed by PPP leader for recording hunting video

KARACHI: The body of a young man, who was allegedly tortured to death, was found at a farmhouse belonging to a PPP lawmaker in Malir area of Karachi. According to reports, the youth Nazim Jokhio’s tortured body was found at

Trans genders attacked after land mafia occupies house

KARACHI: Miscreants from the land mafia have occupied a house belonging to the transgender community who have protested over the injustice. The incident took place within the limits of Sir Syed police station in North Karachi. According to reports, several

‘Burger Gang’ involved in house robberies arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Police claimed to have busted a group known as the ‘burger gang’ involved in house robberies in the post areas of Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Clifton and other areas. South SSP Zubair Nazeer Sheikh said Gizri police arrested the

Prayer leader shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI: A prayer leader was killed after an unidentified armed man open fire at him at his mosque in New Karachi. He was identified as 60-year-old Mir Bux, who hailed from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Karak district. Citing initial investigation, police

Two ‘most-wanted’ suspects arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: The city police on Monday arrested two ‘most-wanted’ suspects near Karachi’s Paposh Nagar graveyard on charges of renting weapons from the City Courts’ (warehouse) to commit crimes. According to details, Shahrah-i-Noorjahan Police conducted a raid near the graveyard and

Karachi police arrest 772 street criminals, drug dealers within a week

KARACHI: The city police on Sunday claimed to have arrested almost 772 suspects during a crackdown against street criminals, drug dealers and fugitives to curb crime in the metropolis. According to a statement, the Karachi police have arrested a total

CTD arrests policeman for abducting, killing Customs informer

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Sindh has arrested a policeman allegedly involved in the murder of a Customs informant. Addressing a press conference, CTD in-charge Raja Umar Khattab said that former Station House Officer (SHO) of Sachal Police Station, Inspector Haroon

Two including woman drug peddler arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: The city police on Monday claimed to have arrested two suspects including a woman drug peddler from the Memon Goth area of Karachi. According to details, the Malir police station arrested the woman drug peddler on a tip-off, besides

World must play effective role to ensure peace in Afghanistan: Governor Punjab

KARACHI: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Sunday stressed on international community to play an effective role in ensuring peace and stability in Afghanistan. He made these remarks while speaking to journalists along with the Central Vice President PTI and