ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Capital Territory Police in its drive against anti–social elements arrested six outlaws and recovered drugs and liquor from them, police said. SSP Islamabad Captain (r) Ahmad Latif issued special directives to all SDPOs and SHOs to initiate stringent action against the criminals involved in street crimes and anti–social activities. Glora Police Station ASI Muhammad Mursaleen arrested Mazhar Anwar and Muhammad Arif involved in a fraud case regarding sale of fake gold to Ali Raza, a resident of Rawalpindi.
LAHORE: Township Police have claimed to arrest three members of a robber gang. A special team constituted to nab the Khalo Dacoits Gang. The team collected information about the hideouts of criminals and arrested ringleader Khalid alias Khalo and his two accomplices identified as Imran and Azam alias Mithu Lahori. The arrested criminals have confessed committing 23 robbery attempts in Township, Johar Town, Green Town, Hanjarwal, Sabzazar and Chung areas. SSP Operations Chaudhry Shafiq Ahmad has announced commendatory certificates and cash prizes for the team.
PESHAWAR: Setting February 1 as a deadline for the anti–social elements, Regional Police Officer Mardan Syed Akhtar Ali Shah said about 60 special police teams had been constituted to launch a crackdown in Mardan and Charsadda districts. Chairing a high-level meeting at the central police office here Friday, he said that following the directives of NWFP Chief Minister Ameer Haider Hoti, the police planned to initiate an aggressive crackdown on the criminals and outlaws in the districts, which would continue till the achievement of the objectives.
QUETTA: Security forces on Friday arrested 25 illegal Afghan immigrants, including three women and seven children, in Badang check-post near Chaman, officials said. These people had crossed the border illegally and entered Pakistan without any legal documents. They wanted to proceed to the provincial capital and other parts of the country. Cases have been registered against them under Foreign Act–1946 under which they would be tried by the civil court concerned.
LAHORE: A 26–year–old woman who was tortured by her husband on January 28 died of her injuries in the Mayo Hospital on Friday. According to police, Shahzadi, a resident of Bagh Munshi Ludha, Kareem Park, Shafiqabad, had an argument with her husband at her parents home. The argument flared up when Shahzadi demanded money from Babar who worked as an extra in films and could not make enough money. Shahzadi’s demand infuriated Babar who tortured Shahzadi and seriously injured her. While beating Shahzadi, Babar strangled her and she fainted. Babar then fled from the scene.
KARACHI: A female in charge of NED University Utility Store was booked in a case of misappropriation of funds by the Mobina Town police station. According to Hamad Ali, acting area manager of the store, he registered a complaint with the police against Naheed after consultation with the regional manager and officers. The charges raised against Naheed are involvement in misappropriation and embezzlement of cash. He added that the shortfall was discovered during an audit. Some of the amount has been recovered but an amount of Rs562,431 still needs to be deposited back. The police have lodged an FIR and are investigating.
LAHORE: The National Highways and Motorway Police, Lahore, Friday claimed to have arrested two dacoits on the National Highways near Sahiwal soon after a robbery incident in a nearby village and recovered illegal weapons, gold and cash. The NH&MP patrolling officers, Mian Riaz and Muhammed Iqbal, observed three suspects riding a motorcycle while one of them was wearing-bloodstained clothes. The patrolling officers chased the dacoits and a heavy exchange of fire took place between the criminals and the police officers.
DARGAI: The Taliban at Sakhakot in Malakand Agency have distributed posters threatening action against drug–traffickers, car–lifters and other criminals if they refused to give up their activities. The posters suddenly appeared in the Sakhakot bazaar and the news then spread to the town and its adjoining areas. Sakhakot, a busy town in the Provincially Administered Tribal Area of Malakand Agency, is home to at least three big gangs of car–lifters.
LAHORE: A special anti–terrorism court on Friday sent three suspected terrorists, who were arrested on Thursday on the charge of spying for Indian intelligence agency RAW, on a 10–day–remand for their identification parade. A team of investigators, headed by CIA Model Town DSP Muhammad Khalid Abu Bakar had arrested three terrorists, identified as Muhammad Fayyaz alias Phaja, Muhammad Akram alias Mian Ikram and Shahzad Bhatti, residents of villages located close to the Wagah border.
LAHORE: A division bench of the Lahore High Court has commuted the death sentence of an accused to life imprisonment and set aside the conviction of another in a murder case. The bench comprising Justice Tariq Shamim and Justice Zafar Iqbal Chaudhry passed this order on appeals of Muhammad Yousaf and Muhammad Ramazan. According to an FIR registered on the complaint of Muhammad Suleman on March 7, 2002 with the Bhakkar police, Yousaf, Allah Ditta and Ramazan clubbed his brother Ramazan to death.