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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

High alert ordered in Islamabad after Quetta blast

ISLAMABAD: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Qazi Jamil-ur-Rehman has directed all police officials to ensure high alert security and enhance patrolling measures in the city following yesterday’s Quetta blast. According to details, additional police personnel have been deployed at

Two alleged shooters of ATC judge arrested

SWABI: The district police today (Thursday) claimed to have arrested two main shooters, who shot dead Swat Anti-Terrorism Court Justice Aftab Afridi, his wife and two children on April 4. Swabi District Police Officer Shoaib Khan has asserted that both

Quetta blast leaves four dead, 12 injured

QUETTA: At least four people died and 12 were injured on Wednesday in a blast that took place at the parking lot of the Serena Hotel located on Zargun Road.  It is reported that the blast took place near Jinnah

Thirteen killed, 9 injured in road mishap near Khairpur

KHAIRPUR: At least 13 people were killed and eight others sustained injuries when a passenger coach collided with a van on the old national highway in Sindh’s Khairpur district on Wednesday. According to sources, the accident took place near Shah

Sindh Local govt suspends three education directors

KARACHI: Sindh Local Government Board (SLGB) has suspended three education directors in the District Municipal Corporation (DMC) of the city. The suspended directors include Abdul Khaliq DMC West, Sher Ali East and Aslam Khan, Director Education Central. These officers were

Islamabad police accused of torturing labourer

ISLAMABAD: A laborer was allegedly tortured by some officers of the Koral police station in Islamabad over A fake case. According to sources, the investigating officer of Koral police station along with his subordinate staff tortured the poor laborer by

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

Senior journalist Absar Alam injured in armed attack

ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist and former chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (Pemra), Absar Alam was shot and injured in Islamabad on Tuesday. In a video shared by journalist Asad Toor, Alam can be heard saying he was shot at while

Police refuse to lodge case against accused involved in kidnapping of man

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police have refused to lodge a case against the accused allegedly involved in the kidnapping of a man for ransom. A resident of Sector I-8/1 area of Islamabad was abducted by his friends at a gunpoint and later

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

FIR registered against TLP activists for attacking Lahore police

LAHORE: The district police on Monday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against the workers of proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) for their role in besieging the Lahore police station. According to details, the case was registered against the members of

Young girl catches truck driver who crushed two people at Karachi’s Qayumabad

KARACHI: Two men were crushed to death when a speeding trailer hit their motorcycle at Qayumabad bridge in Karachi’s Korangi on Monday evening. According to details, the driver responsible for the accident has been arrested by the police, while the

Workers of outlawed TLP besiege Sheikh Rashid’s house

RAWALPINDI: Activists of the proscribed Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) has besieged the Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed’s Lal Haveli in Rawalpindi today (Monday). According to details, the charged workers were chanting slogans against the interior minister and the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf

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.

Police lodge FIR for ‘dishonoring’ statue of Priest-King at Mohenjo Daro

SINDH: Police on Sunday registered a first information report (FIR) against unknown persons who tried to dishonor the statue of Priest-King at a site of Mohenjo Daro. The FIR was lodged by Airport Police Station in Mohenjo Daro on the

Activists of proscribed TLP torture DSP, take five policemen hostage

LAHORE: Activists of the banned Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) brutally tortured a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) and took him, including four other officials hostage on Sunday. A spokesperson for Lahore CCPO in a statement said Miscreants had attacked Nawankot Police

Youth dies after taking ‘ecstasy tablets’ in Karachi’s DHA

KARACHI: A young man has died after taking ‘ecstasy tablets’, which may have contained dangerous chemicals, a police official confirmed on Saturday. According to SSP South Zubair Nazir Shaikh, Shahrukh is the key suspect in a case pertaining to the

Three passengers arrested for carrying fake Covid negative reports

PESHAWAR: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) claimed to have arrested three passengers, including a woman for trying to travel abroad on fake COVID certificates from Baccha Khan International Airport Peshawar on Saturday. According to sources, three passengers tried to dodge the

Islamabad residents protest against CDA operation

ISLAMABAD: Distressed residents of Sector G-9-2 in Islamabad have protested against operations conducted by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) without a notice. Residents started protesting when the machinery for the operation against so-called illegal constructions reached the area. Talking to

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

Two policemen killed as prison van crashes in Layyah

LAHORE: Two policemen were killed and 28 others, including 23 prisoners, were injured after a police van transporting prisoners to another city crashed in Layyah. According to rescue officials, the prisoners were being transferred from Muzaffargarh to Layyah when a

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

Blast near Balochistan’s Hub leaves 15 injured

KARACHI: At least 15 people were injured after an explosion took place on the ground during a local football match near the Hub area of ​​Balochistan on Tuesday. According to sources, the hand grenade attack took place when a football

TLP chief Saad Hussain Rizvi arrested in Lahore

LAHORE: The district police today (Monday) have arrested Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chairperson Saad Hussain Rizvi in Lahore. According to details, the TLP chief was taken into custody after Zuhar prayers from Jamia Masjid Rehmat ul Aalameen on Multan Road, Lahore.

Terrorism provisions removed in Osama Satti murder case

ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad has removed terrorism provisions in the Osama Satti murder case today (Monday) and referred the case to a district and sessions court. ATC Judge Shah Rukh Arjumand heard the petition seeking removal of

New police unit set up to curb street crime in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Another unit has been introduced in the capital police to curb street crime and reach out to citizens needing help in case of any emergency. A bicycle patrolling unit has been formally launched in the federal capital to curb

Prayer leader held for assaulting four minor girls in Chakwal

CHAKWAL: The police have arrested a prayer leader on charges of sexually assaulting four minor girls from a village Dhok Phulari area of Chakwal. According to sources, the tragic incident took place in Bilal Jama Masjid of Phulari in Talagang