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Police inspector shot dead in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A police inspector was shot dead by unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle near Kutchery Chowk in Rawalpindi last night. Station House Officer (SHO) Police Station Race Course, Mian Imran Abbas, was traveling with his wife and children in a

One policeman killed, two injured in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A policeman was killed and two others injured in a gun attack in Islamabad. According to police, Sub-Inspector Muhammad Jamil along with two other policemen were on a routine patrolling in Sector G-13 in Golra Sharif area when they

Coastguards, police seize 1,100kg hashish in Gwadar

KARACHI: Pakistan Coastguards (PCG) and Gwadar police in a joint action foiled a bid to smuggle over 1,100 kilogrammes of hashish through the sea. According to a coastguard spokesman, the authorities arrested four suspects attempting to smuggle 1,100 kg hashish

US police warn of new plot to breach Capitol

WASHINGTON: US police said they have bolstered security in Washington after intelligence uncovered a possible plot to “breach the Capitol”, when some conspiracy-believing supporters of Donald Trump predict he will be inaugurated for another presidential term. The threat comes nearly

Man arrested in Gujranwala over murdering 11 people

The police have arrested a man in Gujranwala on charges of murdering 11 people. The suspect had cases registered against him at multiple police stations across Punjab. He was accused of murdering five people in Bahawalnagar, three in Kamoke, and

Police fail to find evidence in college student’s rape case

KARACHI: The investigation in case of the alleged kidnapping and gang rape of a student in Gulshan-e-Hadeed took a new turn as no evidence of sexual abuse was found. The family of the girl living had claimed that her daughter

CJP directs IGPs to verify degrees of police officers

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed presided over a meeting of the Police Reforms Committee (PRC) in the Supreme Court and directed to submit a report regarding the updated status of implementation of the committee’s report. The judge, who

Traffic police gears for action against officers embezzling fine amounts

RAWALPINDI: Authorities are set to take legal action against 27 traffic policemen who are accused of not returning fine amounts and causing immense losses to the traffic police department. A list of 300 employees has been prepared which showed that

Sindh Police officials decide to protest for raising salaries

KARACHI: Sindh Police have decided to stage a protest demanding an increase in their salaries, similar to the protest by federal government employees in Islamabad, it has been revealed. Sources said that the policemen including head constables and Assistant Superintendents

Policeman dies after falling ill from tear gas shelling

ISLAMABAD: A police officer lost his life after he fell ill due to intense tear gas shelling fired to disperse protesting federal government employees who were demanding pay raise. Ishtiaq, posted in Islamabad Police’s Special Branch, complained of breathing problems

Federal capital turns into ‘war zone’ as govt employees clash with police

ISLAMABAD: The federal capital turned into a war zone as police baton-charged and fired tear gas shells at protesting government employees as they attempted to march towards parliament on Wednesday. According to details, a heavy contingent of police tear-gassed hundreds

One terrorist killed, five arrested in Karachi raid

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have foiled a major terror attack in the city and killed one terrorist and arrested five others. The CTD conducted an operation in Shah Latif Town early Monday morning and killed a terror suspect

Rangers, police arrest two Lyari gangsters

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers  Sindh and Police conducted a joint operation in Lyari and arrested two wanted gangsters, said a statement by the paramilitary.  In a statement, the law enforcement agencies said they have arrested two wanted suspects Aman alias Naresh

Myanmar police file charges against Aung San Suu Kyi after coup

YANGON: Myanmar police have filed charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi for illegally importing communications equipment and she will be detained until February 15 for investigations. The move followed a military coup on Monday and the detention of

MQM-P office sealed after playing Altaf Hussain’s song

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) landed in trouble after a song about the party founder Altaf Hussain was played during the inauguration of an election office The song was played moments after MQM-P leader Amir Khan inaugurated the office

Indian police block roads in Delhi to stop farmers disrupting budget day

NEW DELHI: Indian police and paramilitary dug ditches and spread razor wire across main roads into New Delhi on Monday to prevent protesting farmers from entering the capital as the finance minister delivered the government’s annual budget in parliament. Internet

Body of 7-year-old boy recovered in Karachi

KARACHI: The body of a 7-year-old boy has been found from the Abdullah Goth area of Malir District for which an investigation has been launched. According to details, the body of a 7-year-old boy has been identified as Sahil, his

Police locate minor boy driving SUV in Multan, vehicle confiscated

MULTAN: The father of a minor boy, who was spotted driving a SUV in a viral video, has surrendered to the police along with the child. The video went viral on social media three days ago showing the child precariously

Police arrests three TTP terrorists in Karachi

KARACHI: Police conducted an operation and arrested three terrorists of the banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Qayumabad area of Karachi. The police led Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Darakshan and Station House Officer (SHO) Defence police stated conducted a raid in

Waqas murder case: Four policemen sent on eight-day physical remand

FAISALABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday handed over the four accused policemen on eight-day physical remand in Waqas murder case. The court heard the case related to the murder of a citizen Waqas who was killed after firing of

Trailer of biopic on slain policeman Chaudhry Aslam released

KARACHI: The teaser for the upcoming biopic based on the life of slain Superintendent Police Mohammad Aslam Khan, known as Chaudry Aslam, has been released. The trailer for the film ‘Chaudhry the Martyr’ was released at an event held in

Indian police allow protesting farmers into New Delhi on Republic Day

NEW DELHI: Police in Indian capital New Delhi will allow thousands of protesting farmers to drive through the city after this week’s Republic Day military parade despite security concerns. The police statement comes after India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday declined

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

Police arrests RAW-linked terrorist in Keamari

KARACHI: Police claimed to have arrested a suspected terrorist allegedly linked to Indian spy agency RAW in Keamari district. Keamari SSP Fida Hussain Janweri said the Keamari district police in collaboration with intelligence agencies arrested Mansoor Ali alias Anil in

Young man killed in police shootout, family claims innocence

KARACHI: Police shot dead a young man in SITE area on Monday and declared him a mugger, as his family protested outside the local police station claiming his innocence. Police claimed to have killed man identified as Sultan Nazir during

IGP Punjab, Chief Secretary to be removed in reshuffle

LAHORE: A massive reshuffle is expected in the bureaucracy and police force in Punjab to improve good governance in the province. On Friday, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar finally removed Capital City Police Officer (CCPO Lahore Umar Sheikh from his

Police killings

The police are notorious for their brute use of force, torture, extrajudicial killings and encounters in which the victim is often labelled as the culprit or a terrorist. In the latest incident, a young man was shot dead by five

Youth killed after police open fire on car in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Five officials of the Counter-Terrorism Force (CTF) of Islamabad Police have been taken into custody for opening fire on a vehicle leaving a youth dead. Police said the officials were arrested and shifted to Ramna police station over allegedly

Man kills brother over dispute on pigeon flying

HAFIZABAD: A man killed his elder brother after a dispute over flying pigeons and then surrendered himself before the police. The incident occurred in the rural area of Dahran Wali near Hafizabad where two brothers scuffled over a dispute over

Four members of ‘weekend gang’ arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Four suspects belonging to the ‘weekend gang’ also known as the ‘Corolla group’ were arrested in Karachi, police said Saturday. The gang has been dubbed the “weekend gang” as it carries out thefts during the weekends — from Fridays