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Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

BARCELONA: Spanish police on Saturday hunted for a Moroccan man suspected of carrying out one of two terror attacks that killed 14 people, injured 120 more and plunged the country into shock and grief.

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Security scare in French town after Barcelona attack

NIMES: Police in the southern French city of Nimes on Saturday briefly closed the local railway station and arrested a man with a fake gun, amid heightened security following a twin terror attack in Spain.

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Police name three Moroccans suspected of Spain attacks

BARCELONA: Spanish police Friday released the names of three Moroccans suspected of deadly terror attacks and who were shot dead overnight by security forces in the seaside resort of Cambrils.

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Spain police kill five after 13 die in van attacks

BARCELONA: Spanish police have killed five people in a counter-terrorist operation to stop a ‘second attempted terrorist assault’ following Thursday evening’s van attack on pedestrians in Barcelona’s tourist district of Las Ramblas that killed 13 people and left dozens injured. Just 8 hours after the first attack in Barcelona, five people wearing explosive vests drove…

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Report: Recent attack in Spain leaves 13 dead

An unidentified man drove a van into crowds in Barcelona Friday, killing 13 people before fleeing from the scene in one of multiple planned attacks. Authorities have mounted a sweeping anti-terror operation. Watch this video…

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Driver in Barcelona van attack still on the run: police

BARCELONA: The driver of a van that mowed into a packed street in Barcelona, killing at least 13 people and injuring around 100 others, is still on the run, Spanish police said Thursday.

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IGP directs to beef up security of worship places, churches

LAHORE: Inspector General of Police, Punjab, Capt (r) Arif Nawaz Khan said that security of worship places, churches, educational institutions in particular institutions running co-education system be beefed up. Addressing video link RPOs conference at Central Police Office here on Wednesday, he said that it should be ensured that the panic button working in all…

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Lahore: Son murders mother, minor step-sister

LAHORE: A youth killed his mother and minor step-sister over domestic issue at Chung area on Wednesday. Police said that Shabana (40), after taking divorce from her husband Allah Dittah ten years ago, got married to Muhammad Rafiq. Her son Awais and nephew Shahbaz used to keep an eye out on her. Last night, both…

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Four arrested in operations ahead of Nawaz Sharif’s arrival in Lahore

LAHORE: At least four people were rounded up in search operations which were held in different parts of Lahore. The search operations were carried out at Data Darbar and its neighboring areas ahead of the arrival of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif at the historical city. Law enforcement agencies searched shops, houses and hotels. Biometric…

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Video: PML-N’s caravan reaches Faizabad

According to official report, around 8500 people have joined the PML-N’s caravan in Islamabad.  “The tail of caravan has reached Garden Avenue while front is at Faizaabad,” police sources said. The report also adds that the rally comprises of 900 to 950 vehicles.

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Khadija Siddiqui case: Shah Hussain found guilty, gets seven years in prison

LAHORE: A local court in Lahore sent the prime suspect of Khadija Siddiqui case Shah Hussain to seven-years in prison after finding him guilty of stabbing the law student, Samaa reported. The bench found the son of an influential figure guilty of committing the crime and sent him to jail for seven years. Hussain was…

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Norway pledges $1.1 million to to support Punjab police, Prosecution

The Norway Government and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed an agreement today on Norway’s contribution of NOK 9,000,000 (USD 1.1 Million approx.) for over a period of three years.  This funding will assist UNODC to carryout activities to enhance the capacity in two divisions of Punjab Police and Prosecution Departments…

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Why panchayat ruling only for women, asks Mukhtaran Mai

NEWS DESK: After the heinous acts of sexual assault committed against two girls in Multan, social activist Mukhtaran Mai spoke out against the panchayat system. She asked why such panchayats give rulings for women alone. She demanded that the policing system should be ameliorated. Watch this:

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TTS terrorist among 21 suspects held in Punjab operations: ISPR

LAHORE: Pakistan Rangers Punjab, Counter-Terrorism Department, police and intelligence agencies intensified operations in Punjab during the last 24 hours, arresting scores of arrests. According to a statement issued by the ISPR, operations were conducted in Lahore which resulted into apprehension of 21 suspects including Tehrik e Taliban Swat (TTS) terrorist, unregistered Afghan residents and a…

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Watch: AIG Sindh Police’s report makes startling revelations

Startling revelations were made by AIG Sanaullah Abbasi in his report, submitted in Karachi Registry of Supreme Court of Pakistan, regarding Sindh Police.

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CCTV footage showing knife attacker being taken down goes viral

BENI ANSAR: A video featuring a knife wielding attacker being tackled to the ground by police at the Spanish-Moroccan border is going viral over the internet.  According to details, the Moroccan man was chanting something in Arabic and wielding a knife. The man, wearing blue denim and cream shorts, is surrounded by policemen carrying riot…

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The force is female: India’s women cops take a stand

JAIPUR: All-female police units are shaking up the male-dominated force in conservative northwest India, hitting the streets to combat sex crimes and a pervasive culture of silence around rape, reported AFP. One such squad in Jaipur has been patrolling bus stops, colleges and parks where women are vulnerable to sexual harassment. Women can face a…

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Traffic warden killed in Karachi gun attack

KARACHI: A traffic policeman was killed and another was injured in a firing incident in Karachi on Monday evening, SAMAA reported. The shooting took place in Abul Hasan Isphani area of the city. The slain traffic wardens were deployed at Gulzar-e-Hijri Traffic Section when they came under attack from armed men. The suspects also stole…

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Video: Destruction caused in Lahore suicide attack

At least 25 people, including seven police officers, were killed and 49 people were wounded in a suicide blast in Lahore on Monday.

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70 villagers kidnapped in Afghanistan, at least 7 killed: police

Seventy Afghans were abducted Friday from their village along the main highway in the south of the country, and at least seven were killed, police said, accusing the Taliban of the kidnappings. Around 30 villagers have been released but at least 30 others are still missing, Abdul Raziq, the head of Kandahar provincial police told…

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Scam alert! Users of app-based taxi service beware

The users of app-based taxi services should remain careful while availing the service as police apprehended a criminal who drugged a driver and took the victim’s vehicle to Multan where sold his car.

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