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6 armed dacoits including Afghans arrested

ISLAMABAD, 17 MAY, (DNA) – The special investigation unit (SIU) of Islamabad police has succeeded to bust a gang of six dacoits involved in several incidents of dacoity as well as robbery and recovered three pistols along with ammunition from their possession, a police spokesman said on Sunday. On a tip off, SIU of Islamabad Police raided at hideout of dacoits in sector I-11 and nabbed six dacoits along with weapons red-handed as they were planning for dacoity in the area of Islamabad. The gangsters have been identified as SaidRead More

Zulfiqar Mirza faces another case for ‘harassing’ cops

KARACHI, 17 MAY, (DNA) – Another case was registered against disgruntled PPP leader Zulfiqar Mirza for misconduct with police officers. Mirza had arrived on Saturday evening at Darakshan Police Station in Defence for recording his statement. He came with what his opponents say “private army” at the police station. Zulfika Mirza dramatic arrival at Defence Police Station, Karachi The defiant PPP leader asked his guards to spread all corners outside the station and shoot anyone in the head if they cause trouble. He was captured in a video footage issuingRead More

5 cops arrested for slaying an innocent in ‘encounter’

KARACHI, 17 MAY, (DNA) – At least five policemen have been arrested after those killed in police ‘encounter’ at Tipu Road in Karachi turned out to be common citizens. An investigation has been launched after the cops involved were arrested. According to details, the two men killed yesterday in a proclaimed police encounter have turned out to be common citizens. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) East Pir Muhammad Shah, five policemen involved have been arrested after suspension. The arrested policemen were deployed at Bahadurabad station. The SSP EastRead More

ICC to not appoint empires for Pak-Zimbabwe series

DUBAI, 17 MAY, (DNA) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) Sunday told the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) that it will not be appointing its match officials for the upcoming series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe. The ICC’s decision has been made after receiving a report from its security consultant, an ICC statement said. The ICC Board, during its April meeting, had decided that the playing conditions relating to the appointment of match officials could be waived to allow the PCB to appoint local match officials for thisRead More

Passenger bus overturns in Isb, injures 14

ISLAMABAD, 17 MAY, (DNA) – 14 people were on Sunday injured as a passenger bus coming from Murree overturned on Murree road in Islamabad near Lake View Park. 4 out of the 14 are critical. According to details, the bus was over-speeding and overturned near Lake View Park. It carried 70 passengers including kids and women. The injured were immediately transferred to PIMS and Polyclinic hospitals where those having minor injuries were given first aid while there are some who are still being treated in the hospital. Out of them,Read More

Uzbek terrorists still hiding in tribal areas

ISLAMABAD (DNA) -The US killed seven “militants,” including two Uzbeks, in the second drone strike reported in Pakistan’s tribal areas so far this year. Agencies reported on May 16, 2015 that Uzbek terrorists who are responsible or disturbances in Pakistan and the region are still hiding in the tribal areas.The CIA-operated, remotely piloted Predators or Reapers fired two missiles at a compound in the village of Wacha Dara in South Waziristan earlier on May 15, DNA reported. Four more militants are reported to have been wounded in the airstrike.No seniorRead More