Woman beheaded, two injured in knife attack at French church

PARIS: A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and killed two other people at a church in the French city of Nice. Nice’s mayor Christian Estrosi, who described the attack as terrorism, said the incident had happened in or near Notre

Two wounded robbers arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Two suspected robbers were arrested in a wounded condition after a police encounter on Monday morning. The incident occurred in Federal B Industrial area where an exchange of gunfire took place between police and the criminals. As a result,

4 drug peddlers, gamblers arrested in Mehmoodabad

KARACHI: Mehmoodabad Police conducted two separate operations and arrested four criminals involved in drugs peddling and gambling. Drug peddler Hafeezullah alias I.P was arrested during an operation in Chanesar Goth. He was responsible for selling in various areas of the

Sindh govt is with police in their difficult time: CM

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah held a meeting with senior police officers and urged them to continue their services with the same spirit and not be demoralised under any condition. The meeting was attended by Inspector General Police

Police constable dismissed from service over property dispute

ISLAMABAD: A police constable has claimed that he was sacked from his job for demanding his right after a property dispute and has been seeking justice for the past four years. Speaking to MM News, Adil Zameen narrated his ordeal

IG Sindh was kidnapped, forced to order Safdar’s arrests: sources

KARACHI: A row has been created over the arrest of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Captain (retired) Safdar for violating the sanctity of the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam. The Sindh government has distanced itself from the arrest, while PML-N senior leader Muhammad

Police unable to locate man missing for five years in Sargodha

RAWALPINDI: Police have been clueless in recovering a businessman who went missing five years ago in Sargodha. The man’s father has been running pillar to post in police station and filed a case in the Islamabad High Court to find

SHO suspended, arrested for supporting land mafia

KARACHI: The Station House Officer (SHO) of Sukhan police station in district Malir has been suspended and arrested for allegedly supporting land mafia. A resident lodged a complaint against the policemen and alleged that he was supporting and patronising criminals

Robbery bid foiled in Mehmoodabad, suspect arrested

KARACHI: Police foiled a robbery attempt in Mehmoodabad area and arrested one suspect. Baloch Colony police station conducted a raid in Ashraf Colony of Mehmoodabad No. 6 after receiving a tip-off that four gangsters have entered the area to conduct

Police arrest 3 suspects in rape, murder of minor girl

ISLAMABAD: Police have arrested the main suspects accused of sexually abusing and killing an 11-year-old minor girl in Bari Imam area of Islamabad. The victim named Aqsa, daughter of Muhammad Yusuf Gopang, was killed after been subjected to sexual assault

Policeman kills fellow cop over property dispute

ISLAMABAD: A policeman killed his fellow cop over a dispute related to an apartment in Islamabad. The incident took place in Sector G-6/1 Police Block near Aabpara market where three police employees named Farman Ali, Asim, and Bakht Munir were

Taxi driver arrested for sexually assaulting woman in Attock

RAWALPINDI: A taxi driver have been arrested for sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint in front of her son in Attock. According to the Rawalpindi police, the victim had lodged a complaint at the Naseerabad police station two days earlier.

Six cops involved in alleged police encounter arrested

KARACHI: Six policemen involved in an alleged police encounter on the Malir River Dam near Korangi have been arrested. One person was killed and two others were injured in the alleged police encounter. Police officials said that during the investigation,

Man blackmailed to pay Rs8 million over sexual assault case

ISLAMABAD: A wealthy individual has claimed that he has been fleeced of Rs8 million after being blackmailed by a group of criminals in connivance with the police over a sexual assault case. On 7th September, a case was registered at

Sexual abuse and suicides

The number of sexual assault cases against women and minor children have been rising across the country. Those cases which were earlier only confined to the police stations and courts are now increasingly being highlighted by the media. There is

Nehal Hashmi, sons granted bail in police attack case

KARACHI: A court on Saturday granted bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nehal Hashmi and his sons in a case of attacking two police officers. Hashmi was presented before a judicial magistrate in the City Court for remand in

Citizens provide free meals to needy people in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Citizens in the federal capital are providing food handouts to underprivileged and other needy people but are also worried about the attitude by the Capital Development Authority (CDA). Every day after evening prayers, a group of citizens can be

Police inspector kidnaps trader in Karachi

KARACHI: A trader who had gone missing from New Karachi area was reported kidnapped by a police inspector. Special Investigation Saddar Police Inspector Malik Ashraf Awan had allegedly kidnapped a trader named Almas from New Karachi. The trader was returning

Uzair Baloch indicted in SHO Civil Lines murder case

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Saturday indicted Lyari gangwar kingpin Uzair Baloch and others accused in the murder of SHO Civil Lines Police Station Fawad Khan. Uzair Baloch was produced before the court hearing amid strict security by Rangers. Zubair

Police subinspector shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI: A police sub-inspector was shot dead on Friday during an encounter with robbers in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi. Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) East Sajid Sadozai said there was an exchange of fire between police and the criminals.  As a

Couple arrested for smuggling weapons in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Police on Tuesday arrested a couple for smuggling weapons in Rawalpindi. Racecourse police station foiled an attempt to smuggle weapons and has taken the couple into custody. They also recovered illegal weapons, huge rounds of ammunition, and gun magazines

Female junior clerk accused of receiving bribe for police job

LAHORE: A female junior clerk of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations in Punjab Police has been accused of receiving a bribe of Rs450,000.  A woman named Hina, a resident of Lahore’s Johar Town, has claimed that the junior clerk, Sidra

ATC acquits five suspects in murder of two policemen

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday acquitted five accused in the targeted killing case of two policemen in 2010. The court acquitted accused Ubaid alias K2, Ishtiaq alias policewala, Khawaja Faisal, Shakir and Zakir Hussain. The suspects belonged to

Police thrash school headmaster in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Police entered a government school and brutally thrashed the headmaster in front of the students. The incident occurred at the Government Madrasa Millia Islamia High Shool located in Satelite Town area where Tariq Mehmood Bhatti was serving as the

Girl accuses policeman of sexual assault in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: A girl has accused a policeman of sexually assaulting her during an investigation into a case in Gujranwala. The victim released a video narrating her ordeal accusing Assistant Superintendent (ASI) Mubashir of sexually assaulting her at their residence. She

Railway police snatch money, torture passenger

KARACHI: Railway police brutally tortured a youth after which he lost his sanity and also snatched over Rs400,000 from him. Kashif Saliro, who was travelling on a passenger train from Kotri to Karachi, was resident of Mohammad Khan village in

Legal ways and illegal deeds

A famous saying goes that only those nations understand the true value of freedom who have never had freedom. It would be not incorrect to say that the Pakistani nation has taken full advantage of their freedom and independence. People

Man files case against CTD officials for abduction

KARACHI: A local businessman has filed a case against the officials of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) for allegedly kidnapping him for ransom. According to details, the local businessman, Abdul Majid, was abducted from his home in Nazimabad area. He alleged

Man impersonating as NAB chairman’s adviser likely to go scot-free

ISLAMABAD: The bureaucracy is riffled with the arrest of a man impersonating as the legal adviser of the Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and efforts are being made to let him go scot-free, it has been learnt. On 6th August,

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