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No headway in Zainab murder case; sketches of more suspects released

KASUR: Police investigation into Zainab rape and murder case in Kasur entered fifth day on Sunday as law enforcement agencies failed to get any major success to nab the culprit, Samaa reported. Police release two new images of suspects today. One clearer picture of the suspect, who was supposedly seen with Zainab in a footage,…

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Zainab murder: Autopsy confirms rape, torture

LAHORE: Punjab authorities say that a single serial rapist was behind all the recent cases of child abuse and murder in Kasur. A post-mortem examination conducted on eight-year-old Zainab Ansari confirmed that the young girl was subjected to sexual assault before being strangled to death. The autopsy revealed that Zainab’s hymen was ruptured. There were…

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Punjab police chief, JIT visit Zainab house

LAHORE: Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab Capt. (R) Arif Nawaz Khan has said the JIT, constituted to investigate the murder of Zainab, is committed to investigate the case considering all evidences. He said this while visiting the house of deceased Zainab who was murdered after rape, at Kasur on Friday. He said that many persons…

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Ten of a family killed in Indus Highway road accident

DADU: Ten members of a single family lost their lives when a van crashed into a bus at Indus Highway on Sunday morning, Samaa reported. According to details, the van crashed into an oncoming bus near Sann town due to which 10 people were killed. The deceased included six children and three women. District Commissioner…

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Indian police book Sharapova in housing fraud case

NEW DELHI: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation by Indian police for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, a lawyer said Tuesday. The firm behind the development is alleged to have taken millions of dollars from homebuyers before the project folded. Piyush Singh,…

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Kevin Spacey assaulted 18-year-old man last year, claims alleged victim’s mother

NEWS DESK: Actor Kevin Spacey has been accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man last year, by the alleged victim‚Äôs mother, reported The Independent. Former television anchor Heather Unruh alleged at a press conference in Boston that Mr Spacey had purchased her teenaged son ‚Äúdrink after drink‚ÄĚ and then grabbed the young man‚Äôs genitals. ‚ÄúTo…

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Video: NAB to investigate Chaudhry brothers for alleged corruption

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has served investigation notices to Chaudhry brothers. A corruption reference was filed against them in April 2000. A spokesman of the Chaudhry brothers the reports.

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Myanmar army in ‘systematic’ bid to drive out Rohingya Muslims: UN Report

Geneva: Myanmar’s “systematic” crackdown on the Rohingya has been designed to permanently eliminate the minority Muslim community from their home in Rakhine state, the United Nations said Wednesday. “Brutal attacks against Rohingya in northern Rakhine State have been well-organised, coordinated and systematic, with the intent of not only driving the population out of Myanmar but…

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Saudis threaten fallout if Yemen probe passes

NEWS DESK: Saudi Arabia¬†has threatened other countries over a proposed resolution at the U.N.’s main human rights body, saying if they send international, independent investigators to war-torn Yemen that could “negatively affect” trade and diplomatic ties with the wealthy kingdom, a Saudi letter obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press shows. Two competing resolutions ‚ÄĒ one…

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Govt asked to file reply on Panama case ‚Äėhurdles‚Äô and record ‚Äėtempering‚Äô

The Supreme Court has sought response from the Attorney General of Pakistan on why some governmental departments are tampering documental records and creating hurdles in the investigation of Panama Papers case against Sharif Family. Watch this report…

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Salient features of Kulbhushan Jadhav case verdict

International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced the verdict of the Kulbhushan Jadhav case on Thursday. Here are some key points of the judgment. 1. International Court of Justice stays Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence and states that he will not be executed before the court has given its final decision. 2. Pakistan should take all measures…

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Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

LONDON: International investigators hunted Saturday for those behind an unprecedented cyber-attack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies, as security experts sought to contain the fallout. The assault, which began Friday and was being described as the biggest-ever cyber ransom attack, struck state agencies and major companies around…

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Youngster lynched to death in Abbottabad

ABBOTTABAD: An mob lynched a youngster in Mansehra division over accusations of having illegitimate relations, Samaa reported. Accoording to details, the mob attacked the youngster named Abdul Sattar with batons, stones and shot him. They also took off his clothes and dragged his body in the area while the Police remained a silent spectator. He…

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Wall collapse kills 24 at Indian wedding

JAIPUR: A wall crashed down on an Indian wedding party during a storm killing at least 24 people including four children and injuring many more, police said Thursday. The concrete wall fell on guests who had taken shelter from violent rain in a tin shack on Wednesday night, police superintendent Anil Tank told AFP. “We…

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Eye movements can reveal whether a person is lying: study

ISLAMABAD: A study was reported recently according to which little movements in eyes could tell whether a person is lying or not. It may be helpful in telling whether a person recognizes someone. Findings of the research could prove to be beneficial for police. While interrogating a suspect, police could identify connection between criminal networks…

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Man murders second wife in a horrific way

LAHORE: In a gruesome act of murder, a man slaughtered his second wife on the grave of his first wife in Lahore — Samaa reported. According to reports, the man named Rasheed made plans to murder his second wife with the help of her two uncles and an aunt and chose a graveyard to commit…

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Mystery still shrouds Lahore blast

LAHORE: Mystery continued to surround Thursday‚Äôs blast in Lahore‚Äôs Defence area, as investigators carried on the probe to determine whether it was an incident of terrorism or accident. A powerful explosion in the upscale DHA area killed eight people and injured 35 others, only 10 days after a suicide bomb attack right in front of…

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‚ÄėBreakthrough‚Äô in Sehwan suicide attack probe

KARACHI: Police Sunday claimed a major breakthrough in the investigation into bomb attack at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar‚Äôs shrine in Sehwan. According to the investigation officer, the suicide bomber was sent from Afghanistan. He said that the bomber was provided with logistics support by a banned organization. He said a network of terrorists is operating from…

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Kudos to Punjab forensic lab

No evidence can stay out of reach of Punjab Forensic Science Agency that solved various serious cases within three years of its existence. Know more in Jahangir Khan’s report.

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Police widen scope of Amjad Sabri’s murder investigation

KARACHI: Police have widened the scope of renowned Sufi singer Amjad Sabri‚Äôs murder investigation, Samaa reported Sunday. According to our correspondent, police have obtained the record of travelers, who arrived and departed using airports three days before and after the murder of Sabri. The forensic examinations of Amjad Sabri‚Äôs two mobile phones have been completed,…

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Investigation officer of Qandeel murder case suspended

MULTAN: Police officials have suspended the investigation officer of Qandeel Baloch’s murder case on charges of poor investigation and negligence. City Police Officer Azhar Ikraam issued the order. According to official sources, Incharge of Homicide Unit Inspector Ilyas Haider was investigating the case. He was accused of showing negligence. APP quoted sources saying that Attya…

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