Friday, January 27

Tag: Crime

One mugger killed, three injured in police encounter

KARACHI:A mugger was killed and three others were injured and arrested in a shootout with Soldier Bazar police during a house robbery in the city.   According to police sources, the police got an information on its Helpline 15 pertaining to a robbery in a house. They rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area. Seeing police, the robbers opened fire on them. The police said that in the retaliatory fire, a mugger was killed and his three accomplices were injured.   The police said five robbers entered the house for robbery and started beating and looting the owner of the house near Jinnah CNG Station along Main MA Jinnah Road near Mazar-e-Quaid.   The police said that four illegal pistols with rounds were recovered from dacoits. They said initially, the ac...

Police nab duo accused of sodomizing boy

KARACHI:Karachi police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two suspects accused of missing an 11-year-old boy in Karachi.   According to the police sources, a cops team conducted a raid on a tip-off about the presence of the two accused in a house located in Karachi’s Paposh Nagar area and arrested them.   The accused were identified as Zubairuddin and Zain-ul-Abdeen. The arrests were made after the father of the victim boy registered a case against the accused.  

Police arrest drug mafia gang

KARACHI:Karachi police on Saturday claimed to have arrested an inter-provincial drug mafia gang from Gulshan-e-Maymar area of the city.   According to the police sources, on a tip-off, a team of Gulshan-e-Maymar police conducted a raid in the area and arrested the drug mafia gang. The police said more than eight kilograms of high quality hashish was recovered from the possession of the arrested accused.   During interrogation, the arrested accused revealed their affiliation with the group of notorious drug dealer Ehsanullah. The accused confessed to bringing drugs from Balochistan and supplying them to various groups in Karachi with the help of their accomplices.   The arrested accused have been identified as Imran Hameed son of Hameed Gul, Ismatullah son o...

CTD police foils terror attack in Lahore, killing a bomber

LAHORE:The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) police on Tuesday claimed to have foiled a terrorist attack at the CTD Police Station by killing a bomber in Lahore’s Burki Road area.   According to CTD Lahore sources, a terrorist opened fire and tried to enter the CTD police station in Burki Road area of the metropolis, however, a duty guard acting swiftly retaliated the fire, killing him on the spot.   The police said that they had recovered a suicide jacket, two hand grenades, a hand gun from the possession of the killed terrorist.   On information, a bomb disposal squad rushed to the scene and defused the suicide jacket and collected evidence for forensic examination. The CTD police have started a probe into the incident.  

Local Bodies’ elections: SHC notices to Sindh govt, EC

KARACHI:The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday issued a contempt of court notices to the Sindh government and the Election Commission over their failure to hold local government elections in the province.   The ECP has been instructed to write another letter to the provincial government about the local body polls. A two-member bench of the SHC, headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar, heard a petition filed by Sayed Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi, seeking local government elections to be held in the province.   Justice Mazhar asked the Election Commission when the elections will be held. The elections were suspended because of the census. The court ordered the Election Commission to write a new letter to the Sindh government pertaining to the local government elections.   ...

Youth perished in road accident near New Saeedabad

NEW SAEEDABAD:A youth was killed in a road accident in villager Kaiser Detho near New Saeedabad on Tuesday.   According to rescue sources, a youth, Hidayatullah Detho, a resident of village Kaiser Detho, was travelling in a rickshaw when his sheet stuck up in it at Pir Jhando locality. As a result, he suffered severe injuries.   He was rushed to a Nawabshah hospital for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries. No case could be filed till filing this report. However, the police have started a probe into the incident. A mourning atmosphere was prevalent at the native area of the victim.