PESHAWAR: As reported by The News on Sunday, in one of the most embarrassing drug trafficking bids, eight intending pilgrims were arrested at the Peshawar International Airport for smuggling heroin to Saudi Arabia.
MANSEHRA: As reported by The News on Sunday, a man was arrested with 61kgs explosives here Saturday evening, eyewitnesses said.
The policemen deployed at Ghazikot checkpost intercepted a pickup truck and recovered 61kg of explosives from it. The driver of the vehicle was arrested while his aide fled the scene.
KARACHI: As reported by The News on Sunday, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Saturday that police have managed to arrest one of the suspects involved in the October xx killing of 13 shopkeepers in Shershah.
NOWSHERA: As reported by The News on Sunday, police and intelligence agencies in a joint action arrested an important commander of Swat Taliban and his three associates during a raid on a house in Nowshera Kalan early Saturday, official sources told The News.
TAXILA: As reported by Dawn News on Sunday, the Hassanabdal additional session judge has ordered registration of case against five policemen including former SHO of the city police station for torturing and sending a man to jail in fake narcotics peddling case.
LAHORE: As reported by The News on Sunday, Additional District and Sessions Judge Chaudhry Muhammad Azam on Saturday awarded life imprisonment each to two drug pushers namely Sher Shah and Gour Shah.
ISLAMABAD: According to the Dawn News on Saturday, the embassies of Myanmar and Syria on Friday were also found involved in the illegal trade of foreign liquor in the capital, police said.
The police seized liquor outside the home of Myanmar ambassador in street 59 of sector F-11/4 as it was being taken off from a container on a truck. The ambassador also gave shelter to a person under whose supervision the consignment was taken into the house to avoid his arrest.
KARACHI: As reported by The News on Saturday, the personnel of Anti-Encroachment Cell (AEC) demolished two farms which had been established illegally on government land in Gadap Town.
Superintendent of Police of AEC, Irfan Bahadur, said that he had received some information that some farm houses had been established illegally in Gadap Town on the land of the Revenue Department of Sindh.
LAHORE: According to the Dawn News on Saturday, the police arrested on Friday five security guards of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on allegations of injuring staffers of a private television channel covering a protest by a former LDA schoolteacher.
LAHORE: According to the Dawn News on Saturday, the CIA police claim to have arrested a six-member gang of robbers-cum-murderers involved in 63 heinous crime cases, including 23 in Lahore and 40 in Karachi.