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Husband gunned down by wife in Lahore

LAHORE: A senior officer of Lahore’s water and sanitation agency was gunned down by his wife at his home in Johar Town of Lahore. According to sources, the deceased man, Shahid Hafeez, Deputy Director Revenue in Water and Sanitation Agency

Robbers take away jewellery, cash worth 30 million

ISLAMABAD: Armed men looted gold jewellery, cash and other valuables worth Rs 30 million from a trader’s house in the federal capital today (Saturday). According to details, the incident took place in Sector D-17, within the jurisdiction of Tarnol Police

Man kills teenage sister for honour in Karachi

KARACHI: A man in Karachi’s Clifton area has shot and killed his sister for honour today (Saturday), police officials confirmed. According to details, the district police have arrested the suspect, Hasnain Qamar, who has confessed to killing his sister, Noorul

RDA continues fake operations against illegal housing societies

RAWALPINDI: City’s Development Authority (RDA) officers continued fake operations against illegal housing societies, it has been revealed. According to details, the city’s development authority has not taken any legal action against the housing societies and no housing societies’ offices have

Kite string slits child’s throat in Lahore

LAHORE: A five-year-old boy lost his life on Saturday after a razor-sharp kite string slit his throat in Lahore. According to details, a five-year-old boy named Ali Asghar was going on a motorcycle when the mishap occurred in Shafiqabad area

Rawalpindi family accuses police constable of blackmailing

RAWALPINDI: A family in Rawalpindi has accused a police constable, Nisar Shah, of blackmailing in order to gain illicit relations. According to details, the incident took place in Rawalpindi’s Jhelum district. The police constable allegedly runs a brothel and abducted

FIR lodged against cop accused of killing citizen in Karachi

KARACHI: Police lodged a case against Madagar 15 officials over accusation of killing a citizen and injuring another man with him near Karachi’s Techno City Mall. According to a police official, the accused cop committed a serious mistake by assuming

Rawalpindi Railway officers indulge in black-marketing of tickets

RAWALPINDI: City’s Railway officers have indulged in black-marketing of train tickets, as higher amounts are being extorted from the passengers for tickets. According to details, the City’s Railway officers have stopped issuing tickets from the Railway booking office. Sources have

Citizens protest against brothel, liquor sales in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Citizens have staged a protest against a brothel and liquor store in Rawalpindi and demanded to take action against notorious Fayyaz alias Bailey Arain. According to the protesters, Fayyaz alias Bailey Arain is allegedly running the brothel and a

ANF soldier martyred in encounter with drug-peddlers in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A soldier of Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) was martyred and two others injured during an operation against drug-peddlers in Barakahu area of Islamabad on Friday. According to ANF source, on a tip-off, the ANF team conducted a targeted raid at

One dead, another injured as police open fire in Karachi

KARACHI: One person was shot dead and other injured when police opened fire at I.I. Chundrigar Road on suspicion of being robbers. The victims were traveling on a bike when the police stopped them. They raised their hands after seeing

Teenage girl stripped, filmed publicly in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A group of men have been accused of filming a 17-year-old girl publicly after stripping off her clothes and posting the video online. As per sources, the girl was allegedly ganged rape by the group before being stripped on

Man arrested for impersonating as NAB Chairman’s legal adviser

ISLAMABAD: A man has been arrested for falsely claiming to the legal adviser of the Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and fraudulently receiving vast amounts from various individuals. The fraudster was arrested by Margalla police station and used to identify

Man electrocuted, two injured as heavy rain lashes Karachi

KARACHI: A man was electrocuted and two others injured in different parts of the city as heavy downpour lashed metropolis on Thursday afternoon. According to rescue sources, a 28-year-old man, Salahuddin lost his life after suffering an electric shock at

Four jailed for illegally hunting snow leopard in GB

GILGIT BALTISTAN: Four people were jailed for illegally hunting a snow leopard in Nagar district of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). According to a GB Wildlife Department, hunter Saleem and his accomplice Muhammad, residents of Hopar Nagar, and two others were apprehended with

65-year-old mother axed to death by son in Karachi

KARACHI: A woman was axed to death by his son over a domestic dispute in Karachi’s Naval Colony on Thursday. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) East, the accused, identified as Irshad Hussain, killed his 65-year-old mother by hitting

Two arrested for smuggling gutka in Karachi from Balochistan

KARACHI: Two people have been arrested for smuggling gutka, manipuri, and other harmful substances in Karachi from Balochistan. The products are being brought from Hub in Balochistan amid a strict ban on the manufacture and sale of hazardous products in

Karachi Police arrest five suspects in separate operations

KARACHI: The district East police in separate operations have claimed to arrest five suspects, involved in various criminal activities in the metropolis today (Wednesday). According to details, the operations were conducted by Gulistan-e-Jauhar and New Town Police Stations on the

RCB officials involved in illegal water connections

RAWALPINDI: The employees and officials of the Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) are allegedly involved in illegal water connections in the city. According to sources, corruption in the cantonment board reached its peak in Rawalpindi as the officials and employees of

Couple killed in suspected honour killing in Karachi

KARACHI: A man and his wife were stabbed to death in a house in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Latif area in what police described as an act of so-called honour killing. According to the police, the couple — Mir Hassan, and Shabana —

Shopkeepers selling milk, yogurt at higher prices in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The prices of unpackaged milk and yogurt have been increased by Rs five to Rs 10 various districts of the federal city. According to details, in NA-54 UC-48 Sangjani, the prices of milk and yogurt have skyrocketed. The shopkeepers

Same-sex wedding: LHC issues bridegroom’s arrest warrant

RAWALPINDI: Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi bench has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant of Asma Bibi who impersonated as a boy and got married to another girl. According to details, Justice Chaudhry Abdul Aziz of LHC Rawalpindi bench heard the

Chakwal woman allegedly raped, videotaped by doctor

CHAKWAL: A woman was allegedly raped by a doctor for the past four years in Chakwal with the ordeal being filmed, according to the victim. According to details, the victim has filed an application to City Chakwal police station two

Karachi Police arrest 5 suspects involved in various crimes

KARACHI: The district police have arrested five people, including a member of a Lyari gang war, in three separate operations in the metropolis today (Tuesday). According to details, the operations were conducted by Lyari’s Kalakot Police Station on the directives

Newborn girl survives after being thrown off second floor

KARACHI: A newborn girl miraculously survived after she was thrown off the second floor a building in Karachi. The heartwrenching incident occurred in Manzoor Colony area where the infant was thrown off the building and was suffering on the street

Rawalpindi police torture widow, snatch charity money

RAWALPINDI: A woman has complained that police brutally assaulted her and even snatched her money which she had received from charity. Nafisa Bibi reached the office of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in Rawalpindi, complaining she was stopped by

Transgender person allegedly raped in Naseerabad

NASEERABAD: A transgender person was allegedly gang-raped by at least 5 men with the ordeal being filmed in Naseerabad. According to details, the incident took place within the jurisdiction of Nasserabad Police Station. In this regard, the victim said, “They

Police arrest three land grabbers in Karachi

KARACHI: The district police have launched a crackdown against the land mafia operating in the metropolis by arresting three land grabbers involved in occupying lands. According to details, the police arrested the three accused near Sharafi Goth, where they were

Police arrest three gang members involved in various crimes

KARACHI: The district police have arrested three members of a gang, along with the leader in Karachi. The arrested suspects are allegedly involved in more than 30 cases, including attacks on police. According to details, the police have arrested the

Suspect who shot blaphemy accused appears in Peshawar court

ISLAMABAD: The suspect who has shot dead a blasphemy accused in a Peshawar courtroom was on Sunday presented in a local court. Faisal Khalid appeared in front of a special magistrate as police sought his physical remand. A large number

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