Man sentenced to death for killing army officer in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A session court convicted two men for the murder of Major Mohammad Laraib of the Special Services Group (SSG) last year. Major Laraib was shot to death on November 21, 2019 in Sector G-9 in Islamabad.The army officer was

CDA officer dismissed over misuse of power

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) has dismissed Planning Department Director Faraz Malik over misuse of power, supporting land encroachers and other complaints. Faraz Malik was accused of promoting several housing societies and creating legal hurdles for others which cause immense

Education officer caught red-handed demanding bribe

KARACHI: Anti-Corruption Establishment along with a judicial magistrate raided the office of an education officer and caught him red-handed receiving a bribe. Taluka Education Officer Jamshed Town East Zone Rashid Bhurguri had demanded a bribe of Rs30,000 from an office

KDA officer appoints seven family members in Jauhar Division

KARACHI: In a case on nepotism, a Karachi Development Authority (KDA) officer has hired seven members of his family in Gulistan-e-Jauhar Division. Aurangzeb was recently posted as Additional Engineer (XEN) of the Security Department, Johar Division. Immediately after taking charge,

CDA officer dismissed for threatening to lodge blasphemy case against sanitation workers

ISLAMABAD: An official of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) was dismissed for threatening to lodge a blasphemy case against sanitation workers. A video went viral during which the CDA officer can be seen abusing the sanitation workers and also threatening

Retired army general found dead in Karachi’s DHA area

KARACHI: A dead body that was found near Do Darya area in Defence Housing Authority has been identified as a senior retired army officer. The body of an elderly man was found a day earlier from a car near the

CDA officer threatens street vendor to increase extortion

ISLAMABAD: An officer of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has been harassing street vendors and pushcart owners forcing them to increase the monthly extortion despite the lockdown. An elderly pushcart owner has claimed he is being threatened by a CDA

LG Department suspends officer over bogus postings

KARACHI: Sindh Local Government Department has suspended an officer of LG Board for being allegedly involved in bogus postings and other corrupt activities. Rehmatullah Shaikh was a Grade 19 officer in the Engineering Branch at the Sindh Council Unified Grade

Man arrested for fraud, impersonating state agency officer

KARACHI: A man who pretended to an officer of an intelligence agency while defrauding a citizen of millions of rupees has been arrested by police. The suspect Imran Agahi, who was finally apprehended by Azizabad police, had been evading arrest

COAS takes action against officer whose family misbehaved at check-post

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has taken notice of the incident of a colonel officer’s spouse who misbehaved at a check post. As per reports, the incident occurred on 20th May around 5 pm when

CDA officer fraudulently performs Hajj on govt expense

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) senior officer Mahmood Ali has allegedly been involved in a wide range of corrupt practices from changing his age on official documents to secure an extension to fraudulently performing Hajj on official expense. The supreme

Body of FIA officer found hanging from tree in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The body of a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) official was found on Tuesday in Islamabad, hanging from a tree in questionable circumstances. According to police, the deceased served as an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) at the FIA, the body was

PCB Chief Financial Officer tenders resignation

LAHORE: The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Pakistan Cricket Board, Badar M. Khan, has tendered his resignation after more than eight years in the post and will leave at the end of the month, confirmed by the cricket board on

CDA officer involved in embezzling Rs8 million

ISLAMABAD: An officer of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has allegedly embezzled over eight million rupees. A citizen named Zafar Iqbal filed a case at the Shalimar police station. The man claimed that CDA officer Haroon Pasha demanded a sum