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As #MeToo movement gains momentum, Kolkata police take up responsibility

NEWS DESK: Kolkata Police have responded to the viral #MeToo hashtag, calling upon women to talk about sexual harassment or assault and urged residents of the West Bengal capital to not to be “afraid and to report to the police every time” they face any threat, reported Hindustan Times. The police department has shared a…

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Punjab’s knife man Waseem is attacking women in Karachi, says his friend in custody

NEWS DESK: Karachi police said they have arrested a man identified as Shehzad, who is a friend of Waseem. According to Shehzad’s statement recorded with the police, Waseem would enjoy watching the knife attacks’ news on TV. Police quoted Shehzad as saying that Waseem was in Karachi when the attacks were taking place in the…

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Policeman martyred, three hurt in Quetta

QUETTA: Unknown gunmen martyred a policeman and injured two policemen among three people at Faqir Muhammad Road area of provincial capital on Friday. According to police sources, police personnel were present in a mobile van near the Gullberg area as armed assailants riding a motorbike opened fire at them and fled from the scene. As…

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Video: PML-N workers clash with police at Islamabad court

Chaos and racket by lawyers and supporters of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz forced the Accountability Court in Islamabad to postpone indictment of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar in a graft case on Friday. Watch scenes from outside the court


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Watch: Airport attack suspect spills the beans

Sarmad Siddiqui, an accused in case of 2014 militant attack on Karachi airport, claims that he has been implicated in the case by some senior police officials. Sarmad Siddiqui and two others are charged with providing logistic support, funds and weapons to around 10 attackers who stormed the airport in June 2014 and were killed…

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Admitting their failure, police seek to close case of knife attacker

KARACHI: Police intends to close the file of their investigation into attacks by notorious knifeman in Karachi, who has injured 11 women in two weeks and has managed to elude the police. According to our correspondent, police officers appeared before Judicial Magistrate and District Prosecutor today where they submitted a report comprising details of cases…

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Fear grips city as serial slasher remains at large

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: A serial slasher has been on a stabbing spree in Gulshan-e-Iqbal and adjoining areas over the past week. On Wednesday, he attacked four more women, taking the official toll of survivors to 11. Unofficial accounts suggest that the number of survivors has crossed 20. Police insist that the lone attacker is…

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Terrorized female residents of Karachi restrict movement, obtain sharp objects to counter ‘psychopath’ slasher

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: A serial slasher has been on a stabbing spree in Gulshan-e-Iqbal and adjoining areas over the past week. On Wednesday, he attacked four more women, taking the official toll of survivors to 11. Unofficial accounts suggest that the number of survivors has crossed 20. Police insist that the lone attacker is…

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Video: Police helpless against lone knife assailant

Karachi police have failed to hunt down the knife attacker who has stabbed and injured at least 11 women since Sept. 25, creating fright and panic in Gulistan-e-Jauhar and other areas of the city. Watch this report


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Model Komal Aziz files complaint against flat owner for attacking her

KARACHI: Model Komal Aziz has filed a complaint against her flat owner for allegedly attacking her a week ago.  According to details of the complaint filed by Komal Aziz at Darakhshan police station, the flat owner had allegedly attacked her a week ago. Komal accused the flat owner of attacking her as he did want…

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Railways to deploy police trolley for security of trains

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has decided to deploy police trolleys ahead of trains to ensure safety of passengers. “The decision has been taken on the instructions of Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique to facilitate passengers and avoid any untoward incident,” sources in the Ministry of Railways told APP. They said a head constable, constable, civil…

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Video: Citizen assaulted by VIP protocol cops speaks up

Advocate Osama Raza, who was assaulted by VIP protocol guards in Karachi, tells Samaa the real story. He had filmed the incident through his cell phone. The video later went viral, prompting Sindh police chief A.D Khawaja to take the action. Watch his view


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Las Vegas shooter gathered 40 guns at nearby hotel: Police

NEW YORK: The suspect in Las Vegas shooting that has left at least 59 people dead had amassed an arsenal that included more than 40 firearms, police said on Monday night. Authorities found 23 guns, including a handgun, in the hotel room of the gunman, identified earlier by police as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock. At least…

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Watch: Pictures of Karachi knife attacker released

As the manhunt continues, police have released pictures of a notorious knife attacker, who has stabbed and injured five women so far in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area. Watch this report


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Police offer Rs 0.5mn for anyone who can identify Karachi knife attacker

KARACHI: Police on Sunday announced a reward of Rs 500,000 for anyone who would identify the Karachi knife attacker. Karachi police made public some images of the Karachi knife attacker that were grabbed from a CCTV footage. In one of the pictures, the suspect can be seen coming up behind a woman and getting ready…

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Watch – Police tactics to capture Karachi knife attacker fail

Police strategy to track down a notorious knife attacker, who has stabbed and injured five women so far in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area, has failed. Watch this report


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Stratford ‘acid attack’: Six people injured near shopping centre in east London

NEWS DESK: Six people were injured in an apparent mass acid attack in Stratford, east London, reported The Independent. Police were called to the Stratford Centre in the borough of Newham just before 8pm, a Metropolitan Police spokesman told The Independent. The force said a “group of males” was reported as having sprayed “what is believed to be a noxious substance”…

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Fake faith healer murders youngster seeking epilepsy treatment

JHANG: A fake faith healer in Jhang allegedly murdered a youngster who was seeking treatment of epilepsy. Family members of the victim, identified as 30-year-old Mazhar, took him to a faith healer instead of a hospital at Jhang’s Kot Sai Singh. The faith healer, claimed that a spirit had possessed him, and began to brutally…

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SHC CJ directs IG to supervise investigations in Tania Khaskheli murder case

NEWS DESK: The Sindh High Court Chief Justice directed the provincial police chief, Allah Dino Khawaja, to supervise investigations in the Tania Khaskheli murder case. He directed that Tania’s family must be provided security. The police were ordered to submit a progress report before the court by September 29. According to the initial report submitted…

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‘No conflict’ between Sindh govt and Sindh IG

NEWS DESK: Sindh IG Allah Dino Khawaja said that there was no conflict between the Sindh government and him. He was speaking to the media in Sukkur on Monday after a meeting on Muharram security with police officials. He stressed that honesty in the police department and cooperation with the provincial government should prevail. Watch…

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Watch: Headway in Tania Khaskheli’s murder case

NEWS DESK: Jamshoro SSP speaks to Samaa TV about headway made in capturing the culprits involved in Tania Khaskheli’s murder case. According to him, raids have been conducted in different parts of Sindh to arrest the suspects. He said positive results will emerge soon. Watch here:

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