KARACHI: An accused criminal was shot dead in a police encounter that took place in New Town area of the metropolis, police official said. According to SSP Gulshan e Iqbal Asim Qaimkhani, a clash took place between the police, patrolling in the Al Halal society of New Town area, and two accused riding on a bike. Police killed one of the accused and also recovered weapons from his possession while another managed to flee.
KARACHI: The Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) conducted four raids on Tuesday and arrested 12 suspects, including one in injured condition, from various parts of the city and recovered weapons, 10 snatched vehicles and several number plates of various vehicles from their possession. Addressing a press conference at his office on Tuesday, ACLC chief SSP Khurram Waris said that they constituted different teams under the supervision of DSPs to nab the vehicle lifters operating in the city. An ACLC team led by DSP Irfan Zaman raided a hideout of car lifters in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area in the wee hours of Tuesday. Upon seeing the police, the suspects opened fire and an encounter ensued following which Yar Mohammed alias Yaru, Shahid Hussain alias Kana, Ameer Zaman, Siddique and Ashiq Ali were arrested and four TT pistols were recovered from their possession.
RAWALPINDI: Local courts in Rawalpindi on Saturday sent 77 suspects to Adiala jail, on a 14 day judicial remand, over the allegations of riots and arson during the day-long protests, against the blasphemous film that sparked agitation across the Muslim world. Anti terrorism court (ATC) of Rawalpindi sent 52 suspects to Adiala jail. The Secretariat police brought them before ATC judge ChaudhryHabiburRehman. According to the FIR registered in the police station Secretariat, about 5-6 thousand angry protestors, some of them armed with iron and wooden rods scuffled with 17-18 police officials deployed near the convention centre who were trying to stop their entrance into the red zone. The FIR said that the rioters attacked the police officials and critically injured them, set on fire a number of motorcycles and severely damaged the government property, hence, created panic and sense of insecurity among the general public.
KARACHI: Two people, including a supporter of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement(MQM), were killed here late on Saturday night. Junaid, 25, was shot dead while three others were injured in the Aziz Bhatti police limits. SDPO Nazeer Abro of New Town division said that the incident occured near a park situated opposite Baitul Mukaram Masjid, late on Saturday night. The youngsters of the locality were playing night cricket, during which unidentified armed men in a car opened indiscriminate fire upon the youngsters and fled.
KARACHI: Three people, including a woman, were killed while 16 others injured in different areas of the city in ongoing violence, SAMAA reported on Wednesday. According to police, Ghulam Hussain, 30, was killed in Khada Market, Lyari. Seven other people, including a woman, were injured in different parts of Lyari, who were taken to civil hospital for treatment. Tension prevailed in Lee Market, Khada Market, Mauripur Road and other area after firing incident.
RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Police on Monday claimed to have arrested 13 outlaws and recovered drugs, liquor and illegal weapons from them. According to police spokesman, 2325–grams charas, 18 bottles of liquor, four pistols with 11 rounds, one FX stolen vehicle and one rifle 8mm with 14 rounds were recovered from the accused.
KARACHI: In yet another heist of its kind, bandits took away Rs5.2 million from a private bank on Business Recorder Road within the remit of the Solider Bazaar police station on Tuesday morning.
Rawalpindi: Continuing their rampage, the gangsters took away gold ornaments, cash and vehicles to the tune of millions of rupees in 7 hits in different areas of the city on Wednesday, police said.
Rawalpindi: Four vehicles, including three Suzuki Alto cars and a Suzuki Carry van, were lifted from various localities on Wednesday, police said. The carjackers took away a Suzuki Alto car (LXR-6802) from the area in the jurisdiction of the Cantonment Police Station. Another Suzuki Alto car (ABX-850) was lifted from Chaklala Scheme (Airport).
Rawalpindi: Dacoits and thieves on Tuesday made six strikes in different areas of the city and looted cash, gold ornaments and vehicles, police said.