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One shot dead, three injured in police firing after robbery bid

KARACHI: One criminal was shot dead and three others were arrested in a police encounter near Numaish Chowrangi on Tuesday while their accomplice manages to escape.   Police said the five suspected criminals robbed the house of Pastor George. Superintendent

Sindh Police sacrificed their lives to restore peace: Muratza Wahab

KARACHI: Spokesperson of Sindh Government Murtaza Wahab has said that Sindh Police personnel have restored peace in our province especially in Karachi by sacrificing their lives. He expressed these views while visiting the Special Security Unit and talking to the

Two policemen, DSP arrested in businessman’s abduction case

KARACHI: Two policemen along with a high-ranking officer have been arrested on charges of abducting a businessman in a police van. The prime suspect DSP Rashid Iqbal had been arrested yesterday in the businessman’s abduction case. He was serving as

Abdul Salam Shaikh appointed as SSP Hyderabad in police shuffle

KARACHI: The Sindh Police on Tuesday issued a notification on posting and transfers on several posts including the newly-created post of Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) in district Keamari of Karachi. According to the notification, Abdul Salam Shaikh, an officer of

CTD arrests two suspects involved in sectarian killings

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Sindh police on Tuesday apprehended two alleged terrorists belonging to a proscribed outfit. The law enforcement agency conducted an operation in Korangi and arrested two suspects belonging to the outlawed Sipah-e-Muhammad and recovered weapons

Robber arrested, accomplice flees after exchange of gunfire

KARACHI: A robber was arrested in an injured condition while his accomplice managed to escape after an exchange of gunfire with police. The incident occurred on Main Shahrah-e-Faisal where the encounter occurred. One criminal was severely wounded in the exchange

Four suspects arrested in Karachi’s Liaquatabad area

KARACHI: Liaquatabad Super Market Police conducted three different raids and arrested four suspects involved in criminal activities. Police arrested suspect Saleem Qureshi s/o Nizamuddin involved in stealing motorcycles. A stolen motorbike was recovered from his possession. SHO Liaquat Hayat Khan

Five criminals killed during police shootout in DHA Karachi

KARACHI: Five criminals were killed in a police shootout in the upscale Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area on Friday. Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) South Zubair Nazir said that five alleged robbers have been killed in a police shootout in DHA

CTD arrests five MQM-London target killers

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Sindh claimed to have arrested five Muttahida Qaumi Movement London (MQM-L) target killers in Karachi. According to CTD in charge Mazhar Mashwani, three different raids were conducted in three cities of Sindh. They were identified

Youth injured by police firing in Karachi’s Sohrab Goth

KARACHI: A 19-year-old youth was severely injured after firing by police in Sohrab Goth area.   Police had received a tipoff over the presence of criminals in the area. The policemen in plains clothes opened fire and a young man

FIR registered for violent protests during anti-encroachment drive in Mehmoodabad

KARACHI: Police registered a case against nearly 1,000 residents of Manzoor Colony and Mehmoodabad for staging a violent protest during an anti-encroachment drive along a stormwater drain. The FIR was registered at the Baloch Colony police station under Section 147 

Two criminals arrested after police encounter in Sohrab Goth

KARACHI: Two criminals were arrested on Friday after a police encounter in Sohrab Goth area. A police vehicle on routine patrolling instructed two motorcyclists to stop but they refused and sped away. Police chased the suspects who opened fire. One

Kashmore policeman, family awarded for arresting rape suspect

KARACHI: Sindh Police paid tribute to Kashmore Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Mohammad Bux Buriro and his family for the “exemplary initiative” to recover a child who had been sexually assaulted and apprehend the main suspect. In this regard, a ceremony was

Man arrested for killing wife over domestic issue in Charsadda

CHARSADDA: A man was arrested for killing his wife over a domestic dispute while the murder weapon was also recovered. Khanmai police took immediate notice after receiving a complaint that a man had killed his wife over a domestic dispute.

Rawalpindi police arrest three gangsters looting trucks

RAWALPINDI: Police have arrested a three-member gang involved in robberies and looting containers and trucks. According to details, Jatli police station recovered snatched goods, containers, a large number of biscuits, bottles, and other goods from the possession of the accused

Actress killed by son over ‘honour’ in Lahore

LAHORE: A local actress was killed by her son allegedly over honour in Hanjarwal area of Lahore. The actress Samina Naz Khattak also known as Naina Ali was killed by her son Ahmed Sheroze. Police have arrested him for murdering

Woman decries losing citizenship for pursing son’s murder case

ISLAMABAD: A Lady Health Worker in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decried increased police harassment for raising the matter of her son’s murder. In a conversation with MM news, the woman also claimed that her National Identity Card (NIC) has been blocked

Police raids wedding, suspect manages to escape

ISLAMABAD: Police raided a wedding reception to arrest a proclaimed offender who managed to escape despite being under custody. Subinspector Shahid Asghar Tarnol Police Station conducted a raid without receiving orders from higher officials and harassed guests at the wedding.

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.