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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

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

Punjab Police installs software to keep annual budget under check

LAHORE: The finance wing of the Punjab Police has installed financial management software to prevent corruption and embezzlement in police accounts. The software is developed and installed with the assistance of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). Its deployment is

Pakistan Army pays tribute to police martyrs

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has paid tribute to the police force on the occasion on Police Martyrs Day being observed across the country. “On Police Martyrs Day, tribute to martyrs of Pakistan Police. In the line of duty, they have been

Journalist Iqrar-ul-Hassan assaulted by Hyderabad police

KARACHI: Renowned broadcast journalist Iqrar-ul-Hasan said he has forgiven the policemen who tortured him and will remove those clauses from a case lodged against them. In a message on Eid, Iqrar said he was forgiving the policemen for assaulting him

Expressing solidarity not enough to solve Kashmir dispute, says former diplomat

There are a few personalities who have served the nation in different fields. Dr Jamil Ahmed is one of such esteemed figures in our country. He started his career in the Pakistan Army and due to his dedication, perseverance and

CTD shoots dead 5 terrorists in Rajhanpur

MULTAN: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday killed five terrorists in an operation in Rojhan, district Rajanpur district of Punjab. The CTD received a tip-off and conducted a search operation in Arbi Taba area. The terrorists opened fire after seeing

Rangers, police conduct seach operation in Sindh’s jails

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh and Police on Friday conducted search operations in three jails in the province over an imminent threat of terrorism. According to a Rangers spokesperson, the paramilitary force conducted search operations in Central Jail Karachi, Hyderabad and

Police arrest suspect in kidnapping female medical student

FAISALABAD: Police have arrested an accused allegedly involved in kidnapping a female student of a medical university for ransom in Faisalabad. According to police, a female medical student was abducted from Jaranwala Road in Faisalabad a day before. The captors

Police register bogus case against complainant

KARACHI: A man lodged a complaint over a bounced cheque but the police have instead registered a case against the complainant and his family members. A milk trader lodged a complaint at the Mominabad police station, Orangi Town, that a

Jamshoro police disclose arrest of 4 criminals after demanding bribes

HYDERABAD: Jamshoro police have revealed the arrest of four notorious criminals who were nabbed during a police encounter several days ago. According to details, police disclosed the arrest after demanding a hefty bribe from the suspect’s family and close aides

Kohat police interrogate man impersonating as army officer

KOHAT: Police have started investigating the criminal activities of a suspect who was arrested last week impersonating as a military officer in Kohat. Police have recovered a wide range of items including six vehicles, arms and ammunition, military uniform, insignia,

Policeman probed for implicating youth in fake case

KARACHI: Police officials have ordered action against a policeman who lured a young man from Punjab to Karachi on pretext or gaining employment and then arresting him under bogus cases. DSP Nazimabad sub-division Pervaiz Bangash has been appointed an investigation

Police nab habitual thief involved in criminal activities

KARACHI: Police have nabbed a habitual thief involved in a range of wide range of criminal activities including stealing motorcycles in Karachi. The suspect was involved in stealing two motorcycles from Abdullah Haroon Road in Saddar in the past one

Police foil robbery suspect’s escape attempt from custody

RAWALPINDI: Police foiled an escape attempt by a robbery suspect after he was being transferred to Adiala Jail. The suspect was being transferred to the jail in a private vehicle after a court appearance when he managed to suddenly pull