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Three crushed to death by Bahira town’s dumper in Lahore

LAHORE: Three people on Thursday were crushed to death by a speeding dumper in Lahore’s Bahria Orchid, according to a First Information Report (FIR). According to details, the victims were travelling on a motorbike when a dumper-truck of Bahria Orchid

Rs3.7m corruption revealed at Karachi’s National Museum

KARACHI: The government officials have allegedly embezzled millions of rupees meant to develop Karachi’s National Museum, it has been learned. According to details, millions of rupees were embezzled through fake billings. The embezzlement came to light during an audit, while

Three members of inter-provincial gang arrested in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have apprehended three members of an inter-provincial gang of hardened criminals involved in dozens of robberies in Rawalpindi and the adjoining areas of Punjab. According to details, a team of Law Enforcement Agencies, on information

Man found trapped inside car at Karachi’s mall

KARACHI: A man was found naked in the trunk of a car parked inside an upscale mall in Clifton area of Karachi. The man was discovered and rescued from the trunk of a parked Suzuki Mehran after people heard at

Fake FIA officer arrested in Islamabad promising jobs for money

ISLAMABAD: A man has been arrested in Islamabad for impersonating a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officer and taking money and promising to provide them jobs. The suspect identified as Afaq Ahmed, a resident of Nowshera, was arrested by the FIA

Street criminals disguised as food delivery riders loot citizens in Karachi

KARACHI: Street criminals disguised as online food delivery riders looted a citizen sitting in his car in Gulzar-e-Hijri area of Karachi. This is the fourth incident of robbery by street criminals who are posing as online food delivery riders in

Mother, four children found dead in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: A mother and her four children have been killed in the Gujranwala district of Punjab. The tragic incident took place in the area of ​​the cant police station. As per the police, the bodies of the five were found

FC soldier sentenced to death for killing student in Turbat

QUETTA: A local court in Balochistan has sentenced a Frontier Corps (FC) soldier to death for killing a student in Turbat. The youth Hayat Baloch was shot dead by FC sepoy Shadiullah on August 13, 2020 after a bomb blast

One killed, three injured as police open fire at car in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: At least one person was killed and three others injured after police opened fire on a vehicle in Faisalabad. According to police, a patrolling team indicated a vehicle to stop during snap checking a checkpoint near Ada Phalor. However,

Attempted Suicide: Student jumps from school building on failing class test

RAWALPINDI: A young student, who failed his test, tried to commit suicide by jumping from the third floor of a private school. The boy named Mateen, however, survived the fall with serious spinal injuries, which could leave him paralysed for

Coastguards seize drugs, smuggled items in Balochistan operations

KARACHI: Pakistan Coastguards continued their operations against illegal activities and seized narcotics worth million rupees and thousands of liters of smuggled Iranian diesel while one drug dealer was also arrested. According to details, Pakistan Coast Guards released a report of

8 killed, dozen injured in road accident near Hub

LASBELA: A roadside traffic accident has claimed eight lives on Lasbela National Highway in Balochistan. According to rescue sources, the bus was going to Karachi from Quetta. The bus turned the turtle when it reached Othal near Lasbela, killing eight

Female maid who killed employer escapes from police custody

KARACHI: A female domestic maid who was allegedly involved in killing her employer in Sachal area of the city has escaped from police custody. The woman was arrested under murder charges after she allegedly intentionally gave an overdose of medicine

CTD arrests man involved in bomb attacks on Rangers 

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Sindh police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a suspect allegedly involved in bomb attacks on Rangers. According to officials, a CTD team conducted a raid in the Sacchal area of the metropolis and

Karachi police arrest seven members of ‘White Corolla Gang’

KARACHI: The district police today (Tuesday) have arrested seven members of the White Corolla Gang reportedly involved in several criminal activities across the metropolis. According to details, police received a tip-off of a suspicious vehicle in the Bahadurabad area. The

Verdict reserved in police attack case against Uzair Baloch

KARACHI: A local court on Tuesday reserved verdict against Lyari gang war kingpin Uzair Baloch and other suspects in a case pertaining to attacking the police force. The court reserved its decision in the case after the lawyers concluded their

Police nab three armed suspects from Lahore ATC’s parking lot

LAHORE: Special Branch Police on Monday claimed to have apprehended three armed suspects from the parking lot of the Lahore Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC). According to police sources, two pistols and four fully loaded magazines were found from the possession arrested

University student arrested for financing Daesh: CTD Karachi

KARACHI: DIG Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Umar Shahid today (Monday) has asserted that a university student, named Umar bin Khalid, sending money to a terrorist organization, Daesh, operating in Syria. According to details, Muhammad Umar Bin Khalid, a NED University student,

Two children injured as school van overturns in Karachi

KARACHI: A school van on Monday morning crashed on the Baloch Colony Bridge in Sindh capital, injuring two school-going children. According to details, the tragic accident took place near the Baloch Colony area of Karachi where a school van overturned

Police arrest suspect for threatening Rs5mn extortion

KARACHI: Police have arrested an absconder involved in a wide range of criminal activities including attempted murder and extortion. District East Police arrested the suspect Muhammad Ayub who is linked to several criminal incidents. On December 7 last year, the

Two killed after several vehicles collide due to fog in Nawabshah

NAWABSHAH: At least two people were killed and many others were left wounded on Sunday night after several vehicles collided due to heavy fog on the National Highway in Nawabshah. According to a spokesman for the motorway police, the collision

We are losing hopes, says Naqeebullah Mehsud’s family

KARAHI: The family and legal team of Naqeebullah Mehsud has expressed disappointment that former Malir SSP Rao Anwar might be acquitted in the murder case due to a perceived lack of interest of investigators. “We are losing the hope for

15-year-old boy kills siblings, injures mother, commits suicide  

RAWALPINDI: The 15-year-old boy wanted for the murders of his elder brother and sister was found dead by the police in Rawalpindi hours after the killings were reported. The 15-year-old boy, identified as Ahsan, reportedly shot his older brother and

CFO Utilities alleges embezzlement by MD seeks inquiry into irregularities

ISLAMABAD: Utility Stores Corporation (USC) Chief Financial Officer has recommended an impartial inquiry against the USC managing director over alleged embezzlement of funds and unlawful practices. According to sources, the USC Chief Financial Officer Hamood-ur-Rehman leveled serious allegations on the USC

ASF foils bid to smuggle heroin at Peshawar Airport

PESHAWAR: The Airport Security Force (ASF) foiled a bid to smuggle ice heroin 2.718 Kg to Doha at Peshawar Airport. According to sources, the ASF while conducting a baggage check on a passenger bound for Doha through a PIA flight

Police recover girl, arrest four abductors in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The federal police officials have recovered a girl, who was lured to Islamabad on the pretext of being given employment, besides arresting four accused, according to a spokesperson on Saturday. According to details, the girl, named Maria, was rescued

Four wounded in blast on Quetta’s Sariab Road

QUETTA: At least four people were injured in a blast near Quetta’s Sariab Road on Saturday. An official of the bomb disposal squad said that it was a home-made device packed with five-kilogram explosive material. Motive behind the explosion was

Engineering student killed in Charsadda for studying with female cousin

CHARSADDA: A 17-year-old engineering student in Charsadda was killed allegedly for ‘studying with his female cousin,’ sources disclosed on Saturday. According to sources, the student Owais, a resident of the Mandani village of the district, was killed for spending time

Bid to smuggle mobile phones foiled at Islamabad Airport

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Customs has foiled a bid to smuggle 1,360 luxury mobile phones worth Rs 50 million from Islamabad Airport on Saturday.  According to Customs, the officials posted at the airport identified suspicious bags on baggage scanners during the clearance

Police recover musician Salman Usmani’s stolen piano

KARACHI: Police have returned a stolen piano of musician Salman Usmani which was snatched from him two months ago. Police conducted a raid in Gabol Town and recovered the piano from a music shop. The piano was snatched from the