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ATC remands Faisal Raza Abidi into police custody for two days

ATC remands Faisal Raza Abidi into police custody for two days

KARACHI  – The Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Islamabad has handed over Pakistan People s Party (PPP) leader and former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi to police on two-day physical remand today (Thursday).Earlier, police had arrested Abidi from Supreme Court premises after his appearance in a contempt of court case on Wednesday.Abidi had been held in […]

Several injured as police baton charge protesting students at Peshawar University

Several injured as police baton charge protesting students at Peshawar University

PESHAWAR  – Peshawar University students on Thursday staged protest against fee increment.Heavy police contingents reached the spot and launched baton charge over students to end their protest which turned the situation tense.Several students got injured while around 15 have been arrested by police officials.Students have presented the stance that fee increment for M.Phil and PhD […]

Police wake up to abuse of forest guard after three years

Police wake up to abuse of forest guard after three years

BAHAWALPUR: The Yazman Saddar police provided justice on Saturday, after three years, to guard Muhammad Asif, of the Forest Department, who was seen being beaten ruthlessly by timber mafia in a video footage doing the rounds on social media. The police said they had arrested Zahid Iqbal Hinjra, the ringleader of the timber mafia and […]

German police end march envisioned as far-right springboard

German police end march envisioned as far-right springboard

Police in eastern Germany brought an early close on Saturday to an anti-migrant march that far-right activists hoped would launch a nationwide movement to challenge the political establishment, with the fatal stabbing of a German citizen as the catalyst. A trio of nationalist groups held separate rallies in the city of Chemnitz over the Aug […]

Police team set up to probe liquor case against Sharjeel Memon

Police team set up to probe liquor case against Sharjeel Memon

A special police team was constituted on Saturday to probe a case registered against PPP leader Sharjeel Memon and three others for the alleged possession of liquor, it was learnt on Sunday. The incarcerated former minister, his driver and two servants were booked by police yesterday under Section 4 (owning or possessing intoxicant) of the […]

‘High-profile Afghan-trained suspect’ allegedly involved in Diamer school attacks: police report

‘High-profile Afghan-trained suspect’ allegedly involved in Diamer school attacks: police report

Police in Gilgit-Baltistan on Thursday said that a ‘militant commander’ suspected of involvement in the Diamer school attacks, who was killed during a search operation earlier this week, was a “high-profile Afghan-trained suspect”. Diamer Superintendent Police (SP) Rai Ajmal in a report submitted to the Diamer deputy inspector general (DIG) of police said that the suspect, […]

Greek police arrest 8 suspected of killing Pakistani migrant

Greek police arrest 8 suspected of killing Pakistani migrant

Greek police say they have arrested eight migrants on suspicion of the murder of a Pakistani man trying to leave the country illegally. Police said on Friday the eight were suspected of involvement in the July 23 stabbing death of a 29-year-old Pakistani man who had been with three compatriots heading toward Greece’s northern border […]

3 killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting: police

3 killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting: police

Three people have been killed and seven others injured following a shooting in New Orleans. City police spokesman Aaron Looney said in a statement the shooting happened Saturday night on the 3400 block of Claiborne Avenue, about 3 miles (4.83 kilometers) from the French Quarter. The injured victims have been taken to a hospital, though […]

JUI-F’s Akram Durrani escapes unhurt in Bannu ambush: police

JUI-F’s Akram Durrani escapes unhurt in Bannu ambush: police

Akram Khan Durrani, a former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister, has survived a second attack in less than 10 days — this time in the Basia Kheil area of Bannu on Sunday, said police. The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam — Fazl (JUI-F) leader was going to address a political convention, according to police. DPO Bannu Khurram Rashid told DawnNewsTVthat […]

With polls looming, KP police given less than 50pc of funds needed for election day security

With polls looming, KP police given less than 50pc of funds needed for election day security

A severe lack of funds provided to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police force in the run-up to the elections has raised fears that security arrangements for the polls ─ just six days away ─ in the province will be greatly affected. Police high-ups told DawnNewsTV on Thursday that despite the police department submitting a Rs369 million election […]

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