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‘Public endangerment’: Police detain Karachi lion owner after video of ‘pet’ on streets goes viral

‘Public endangerment’: Police detain Karachi lion owner after video of ‘pet’ on streets goes viral

KARACHI: Days after a video of a lion being driven around the streets of Karachi made rounds on social media, police detained late Wednesday the pet and his owner following public complaints. Citizens had made videos and lodged a complaint regarding the lion being driven around the city in a Toyota Vigo. Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal took […]

Bahrain police open fire on Shia sit-in

Bahrain police open fire on Shia sit-in

Bahrain police on Tuesday opened fire on a long-running sit-in in support of a leading Shia cleric in the Sunni-ruled Gulf state, hit by years of unrest. Eyewitnesses told AFP there were multiple civilians wounded in the raid targeting the months-long sit-in in Diraz, the hometown of cleric Isa Qassim. Qassim was sentenced on Sunday […]

Police bring LG reps up to speed on Local Eye

Police bring LG reps up to speed on Local Eye

Our Correspondent LAHORE:  The city administration and police came together to discuss the revolutionary Local Eye software which would promote community policing and sensetise elected representatives. The moot was held at the Al Hamra Hall on Saturday and attended by Lord Mayor Colonel (Retd) Mubashir Javed, deputy mayors, union council chairpersons and vice chairpersons, CCPO […]

Police kill suspect in fatal San Diego pool party shooting

Police kill suspect in fatal San Diego pool party shooting

Agency SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a birthday pool party in an apartment complex near the University of California, San Diego, authorities said. SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a […]

Mardan university student killed over alleged blasphemy: police

Mardan university student killed over alleged blasphemy: police

A student of Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan was killed on campus and another injured on Thursday after being accused of sharing ‘blasphemous’ content online, according to initial reports. At least 15 people have been arrested in connection with the incident, and the campus has been shut down and until further notice. The hostels […]

POLICE LODGES FIR AGAINST RAZING OF SCHOOL BUILDING

POLICE LODGES FIR AGAINST RAZING OF SCHOOL BUILDING

KARACHI (Our Desk) – A First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged against the demolition of a school building in Soldier Bazar area on Monday. The school building was demolished in an overnight operation which led to propelled authorities to take action against the land mafia. The students of school appealed Sindh Chief Minister Syed […]

Indonesia’s police kill six suspected militants

Indonesia’s police kill six suspected militants

JAKARTA:  Indonesia’s police shot dead six suspected Islamic State-linked militants in a gunfight on Java island over the weekend, a police spokesperson said on Sunday. Seven men drove up to a traffic police post on Saturday and fired shots at the officers. Nobody was injured but a car chase ensued. The seven men then abandoned […]

UK police still believe London attacker was acting alone

UK police still believe London attacker was acting alone

British anti-terrorism police said on Saturday they still believe the man who launched a deadly attack outside parliament this week was acting alone but conceded they may never understand his motive. British-born Khalid Masood, 52, was shot dead after killing four people including a policemen in a rampage on Wednesday when he rammed his car […]

Newborn kidnapping case: court remands 11 suspects to police custody

Newborn kidnapping case: court remands 11 suspects to police custody

Eleven suspects arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a newborn child in Karachi were presented in court on Saturday. According to police, the main suspect, a woman named Musarat Anwar Khan, had admitted to the crime and a First Investigation Report against her and all her accomplices has been registered at the Orangi Town […]

UK police returning seized money to Muttahida

UK police returning seized money to Muttahida

UK police returning seized money to Muttahida LONDON: The UK police are in the process of transferring nearly half a million pounds to Altaf Hussain, the Muttahida Qaumi Move­ment and Karachi businessman Sarfraz Merchant. The money was originally seized in the course of a money laundering investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s National Terrorist Financial Investigation […]

Saudi Arabia denies police tortured two transgender Pakistanis to death

Saudi Arabia denies police tortured two transgender Pakistanis to death

Saudi Arabia denies police tortured two transgender Pakistanis to death Saudi Arabia denied on Tuesday claims by Pakistani activists that two transgender women from Pakistan were beaten to death in police custody after being arrested in Saudi Arabia along with more than 30 other members of the community. Reports of the deaths had been carried […]

Part of Paris metro disrupted by electrical fault, smoke -police

Part of Paris metro disrupted by electrical fault, smoke -police

PARIS (Reuters) – Part of Paris’ metro underground train service was disrupted on Wednesday night because of an electrical fault that caused smoke at one of the stations, police in the French capital said. A police spokesman said the incident was due to a technical fault. “No explosion. This was not a (terrorist) attack,” the […]

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