Two men have been arrested for the suspected honour killing of three women whose charred bodies were found in Peshawar a week ago. Peshawar girls, Hasan Bano and her two daughters were murdered in a suspected honour killing, police said. Bano’s husband, an actor who goes by the name ‘Disco’ and his brother, Azizullah, are prime suspects in the triple murder. The women were first covered in a blanket and strangled, then taken to Tehkal’s Chalmari Road and burned, sources said. Police investigator Riaz Khan earlier told reporters that chemicalRead More
KARACHI: A First Information Report was registered against two detained police officers by family members of a cadet student who was allegedly killed in an ‘encounter’ near Nipa on Friday evening, officials said Sunday. Syed Ateequllah, a cadet student of Rangers public school was shot dead, while his cousin Azizullah was injured allegedly by the police when they did not stop their motorbike as they were travelling from Safari Park towards Nipa on University Road on Friday evening. Gulshan-i-Iqbal police apprehended Zafar and Banal, policemen of Gulistan-i-Jauhar, following the interventionRead More
ISLAMABAD, OCT 8 (DNA)- Former President Asif Zardari has lauded the Parliament for consensus legislation that closes the loopholes of forgiveness in murders in the name of honour on the one hand and stops rapists from walking away with impunity on the other. Friday October 7 will be remembered as a ground breaking day when the Anti Honour Killing and Anti Rape Bills were passed in the joint session of the Parliament, he said in a statement today. “The Parliament has done its job, what is needed now is toRead More
ISTANBUL: A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport has killed at least 41 people including 13 foreign nationals and injured more than 140, officials say. Three attackers opened fire near an entry point to the terminal late on Tuesday and blew themselves up after police fired at them, officials say. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said early signs suggested the so-called Islamic State was behind the attack. Recent bombings have been linked to either IS or Kurdish separatists. Tuesday’s attack looked like a major co-ordinated assault. Ataturk airport wasRead More
PESHAWAR: Two people were killed and two others injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at a vehicle in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Friday. According to the police sources, Wali Ahmad Jan and his sons Ali Murtaza and Awais were travelling in a car when unknown motorcyclists opened fire at them. Ali Murtaza was killed on the spot while Wali Ahmed and Awais sustained injuries. Police sources said the targeted victims belong to the Shia community. Moreover, a guard Iqrar Hussain present at the spot also suffered bullet wounds and laterRead More
KARACHI: Former jail superintendent of Hyderabad police Ejaz Haider was killed when gunmen opened fire on his car near Karachi’s Pehlwan Goth area on Friday. According to Senior Superintendent of Police East, unidentified gunmen opened fire on his vehicle near Pehlwan Goth jurisdiction of PS Shahrah-i-Faisal. He said Haider was shot from close range and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. Subsequently, he was killed whereas his wife sustained injuries in the attack and shifted to nearby hospital Dar us Sehat.