School teacher falls victim to acid attack for refusing marriage in Vehari

Vehari: Another young woman fell victim to the heinous crime of acid throwing in the Vehari district of Punjab province.

The victim, a school teacher, was attacked by an accused who was arrested red-handed by the people. She was identified as Sabira and was employed as a teacher at a private school. The victim was admitted to the hospital where her condition was stated to be critical.

She received 50 percent burn injuries. Her face including her both eyes was damaged badly. According to reports, Sabira was going to work when a suspect identified as Mithu intercepted her. He suddenly attacked Sabira by emptying a canister of acid on her before fleeing from the scene. Two innocent children also suffered from the acid attack while passing through the street.

The accused Mithu, a resident of WB 9-11 wanted to marry her. The accused is the younger brother of the affected teacher’s brother-in-law and he threw acid on the Sabira for refusing the marriage. The accused Mithu was caught by the citizens on the spot and handed over to the police after thrashing him badly. Daniwal police station registered a case against her and started an investigation.

Four passengers travelling abroad on fake documents arrested

GUJRANWALA: Federal Investigation Agency Gujranwala on Saturday claimed to have arrested four persons traveling abroad on fake documents.

According to a report, One out of the four arrested was identified as Ahsan Mukhtar, who tried to travel to the Netherlands using counterfeit travel documents including a fake Portuguese permit. Other three accused Zaheer Abbas, Ali Raza, and Muhammad Imran were apprehended from Gujranwala and Wazirabad.

Moreover, Muhammad Imran - a wanted suspect - received a substantial amount of money by luring the people that he would secure their employment in Italy. However, the FIA initiated an investigation to curb human smuggling and dismantle these counterfeit documents network in the country.

Earlier to this, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested four alleged fraudsters involved in the preparation of counterfeit travel documents. According to the FIA, the suspects had established a fake lab to create fake travel documents.

The FIA officials recovered the fake passports from India, Italy, Bangladesh, the United States, and Canada from the possession of the arrested individuals.

In addition to fake passports, the suspects were also involved in producing counterfeit visa stickers, stamps, printers, and various tools, as stated by the FIA.

Karachi motorcyclist who exposed himself to female students arrested

KARACHI: Karachi police on Saturday arrested a man who exposed himself to female university students travelling in a bus on Karachi’s Rashid Minhas Road.

The incident, which was caught on CCTV camera, shows a man on a motorcycle exposing himself to female university students on one of the city’s main roads. The video sparked outrage on social media as people demanded the immediate arrest of the suspect.

In a statement released today, District Central Police said the suspect had been apprehended from Block-15. The suspect has been identified as Adeel. It further stated that a first information report of the incident was registered on behalf of the complainant.

The complainant said in the FIR that he saw the video of the suspect, sitting on a motorcycle, indulging in “obscene acts”, exposing his private parts and harassing female students sitting in a van.

Most-wanted terrorist killed in DI Khan joint operation

KARACHI:A most-wanted terrorist of a banned organization was killed in a joint operation by security forces and Dera Ismail Khan Police in Tehsil Kalachi on Thursday.

Haibat Khan was wanted by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and a bounty of Rs6 million has been announced on his head.

Police personnel also recovered arms and ammunition from the slain terrorist’s hideout.

The operation was conducted on an intelligence report, and during the operation an accomplice of the killed terrorist managed to escape while search operation by Dera Ismail Khan Police was going on to trace him down.

Police arrest two more accused involved in a murder

QUETTA:Police claimed to have arrested two more all accused involved in the murder of Arbab Ghulam Kasi Advocate, central leader of Awami National Party, said a statement issued here on Thursday.

Police said that both the alleged accused Shah Faisal and Rafiullah were arrested on the disclosure of already detained alleged accused Javed. All three alleged accused are reported to be from Tehsil Kuchlak of district Quetta. Police said that the alleged accused were arrested with the help of latest technology.

It is pertinent to mention that body of late Arbab Ghulam Muhammad Kasi had been found from Jalogir area of Kuchlak. Case is being investigated by the investigation wing of a secret agency.

Accused of Karachi cash van heist arrested from Vehari

VEHARI:Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested an accused of the Karachi cash van heist from Vehari and recovered over Rs53 million from the suspect’s brother.

Police told the media that they recovered over Rs53 million from the suspect Mubashir’s brother. However, the recovered money was not handed over to the Karachi police yet despite spending four days.

Moreover, the two arrested suspects have not been produced before any court so far. The recovered money was earlier transferred from Vehari to Lahore.

The police spokesperson said that the accused were produced before a local court and the recovered money will be handed over to the SHO Korangi Karachi.

Last month, a driver of the security company fled with Rs60 million in the Korangi Industrial area of the port city.

Levies foils bid to smugle arms to Afghanistan

CHAGAI:Levies force, Chagai claimed to have foiled the bid to smuggle 100 pistols to neighbouring country Afghanistan in an operation conducted in district Chagai of Balochistan province on Tuesday.

Two alleged accused were arrested during operation besides taking control of vehicle used for smuggling pistols.

In compliance with the directives of higher authorities, levies force, Chagai interpreted a suspicious vehicle in Chagai near Pak-Afghanistan border.

Upon searching, 100 pistols, which were to be smuggled to Afghanistan, were recovered from the hidden cavities of a vehicle. Two alleged accused were arrested during operation besides taking control of vehicle used for smuggling pistols.