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Two policemen detained for killing cadet student in ‘encounter’

Forces kill LeJ militants linked to Quetta police attack

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

Four members of a family shot dead in Rawalpindi

four dead in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI, 04 JULY, (DNA) – As many as four members of a family were shot dead in Dhoke Paharian, Adiala Road area of Rawalpindi on Monday. The deceased have been identified as Sher Afzal and his wife Asiya. One of the girl is Afzal’s daughter and other is his niece while the victim‘s another daughter Naila is reportedly missing. Relatives mourn killing of four family members. They were weeping at the scene and imprecating evil on those who have brutally killed their siblings. They also demanded early arrest the culprits.Read More

Firing on a vehicle in Peshawar kills 2 injures 3

5 family members killed in firing at Majlis in Karachi

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

Farkhunda mob killing case: Judge sentences 11 in Kabul

KABUL: An Afghan judge sentenced 11 police on Tuesday to one year in jail for failing to prevent the mob killing of a woman in Kabul who was accused of burning a copy of the Holy Quran. The incident happened when a frenzied crowd beat and kicked the woman, named Farkhunda, to death on March 19 and set her body on fire as several policemen looked on near a shrine in central Kabul. The judge freed eight other officers accused of failure to carry out their duty for lack ofRead 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

Former policeman gunned down in Karachi

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.