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Report crime to Sindh police at new 9110 text service

Official websites don’t carry updated statistics

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The four-year imprisonment of a citizen without filing a case has irked the Sindh High Court

Suspect Qamar Zaib told the court that he had been denied a court trial since 2015

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SAMAA Transcript: Kahani August 11, 2018 | The 2004 PACC Karachi blast and the cop who looked death in the eye

PROGRAM: KAHANI Date aired: August 11, 2018 Part I: The security officer who looked death in the eye VO: Providing security to security installations, buildings and its officers is not an easy task. The help of the Cobra Force is sought to apprehend criminals at the gate. A valiant cobra force officer was stationed at…

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UK parliament attack suspect charged with attempted murder

A man accused of crashing his car into the security barriers surrounding Britain’s Houses of Parliament was charged Saturday with attempted murder, police said

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Two arrested for the murder of a transgender person in Peshawar

A transgender person, Nazo, was killed on Friday in Peshawar. Her body bore marks of torture and mutilation. The police have arrested two suspects in the case. This is the 62nd killing of a transgender person in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa since 2015. Pishtakhara police official Muhammad Hussian told SAMAA Digital that they were informed of the…

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A woman whose son has been missing for six years tried to set herself on fire at the Sindh High Court

A woman tried to set herself on fire at the Sindh High Court in Karachi. She says there has been no progress in the case of her missing son, Muhammad Faisal, who has been missing for six years. She went to the court on Wednesday morning and tried to set herself on fire in a…

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Political workers booked in terrorism case for using foul language against CJP

Islamabad police have registered an FIR against the workers of political parties for using ‘foul language’ for Chief Justice Saqib Nisar during the protest of opposition parties outside the office of Election Commission of Pakistan on July 8. Imtiaz Raja and Kusar Gilani were nominated in the FIR registered in the Secretariat police station. In…

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Two boys were killed by the police in Faisalabad and now their families want justice

Two students were killed in a police encounter in Faisalabad on Wednesday night. The boys — Usman and Arsalan — had just passed their Matric exams two weeks before. Their relatives staged a protest outside the Allied Hospital, where the boys’ bodies were being kept, and appealed to the government to look into the case. They…

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Karachi factory gunman surrenders

A factory worker, who had taken his colleagues hostage at gunpoint, has finally surrendered before the Rangers and police. The suspect, identified as Saleem Shehzad, was fired by the administration three months ago and had not received two of his last paychecks. The owner and a vendor of the factory were also taken into custody,…

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Police arrest a suspect involved in attacks on Diamer schools

The police have arrested a key suspect allegedly involved in the attacks on schools in Diamer, the spokesman for Gilgit Baltistan government said on Saturday. The police raided a house in Tangir area and arrested a suspect after an exchange of fire with the militants. A police constable, identified as Arif Hussain, was killed and…

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Indian police hunt eight men after attack on goat

Police in northern India on Tuesday said that a major manhunt was underway for eight men accused of having sex with a pregnant goat that later died. The suspects face prosecution under the colonial era Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that outlaws “intercourse against the order of nature” — the same provision that…

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PP-161 winner Nadeem Abbas to be arrested for celebratory fire

The Supreme Court has taken notice of a firing incident involving Nadeem Abbas, a recently elected PTI MPA from Lahore, and the chief justice has ordered that he be arrested within 24 hours. While hearing a case at the SC’s Lahore Registry, Chief Justice Saqib Nisar also ordered that his name be added to the…

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NA-246: Police beat up man in Karachi’s Bihar Colony, call him a ‘mental patient’

In a video, police can be seen pushing and shoving him into their van

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Police identify Canada shooting suspect as Faisal Hussain

Toronto police have identified the 29-year-old man who shot dead two people and wounded 13 overnight on a busy street in Canada’s largest city. Police said the gunman was Faisal Hussain of Toronto. Hussain was found dead after an exchange of gunfire with police. Police said they were releasing his identity “due to the exceptional…

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Tour de France re-starts after farmers’ protest

The 16th stage of Tour de France re-started on Tuesday after a brief halt when police used tear gas near the peloton to break up a protest by farmers.

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Former model Annie Ali Khan found dead in Karachi

Neighbours broke into her house situated on the third floor of the building after they saw smoke emanating from the apartment

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ECP secretary says they are not been pressured by any institution

We have not been pressured by any institution, said Election Commission of Pakistan Secretary Babar Yaqoob. Speaking to the media in Islamabad on Saturday, he said that ballot papers have been printed and distributed across the country and the last papers will be sent to Karachi today (July 21). He said CCTV cameras will be…

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Court restrains police from harassing PML-N workers

Police have opened criminal cases against nearly 17,000 workers of the PML-N over breaking election rules

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Sindh police demands Rs0.1b for election duty

According to the Sindh police, over Rs45.2 million is required for the food expenditure of officials

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Police open criminal cases against 17,000 PML-N workers

Police have opened criminal cases against nearly 17,000 workers of the PML-N over breaking election rules, a statement said on Monday, as the country prepares to go to the polls next week. The latest 16,868 cases, which the police statement said were registered in Punjab over the past four days. The statement gave no details…

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At least 18 killed in a deadly road accident in Sindh

At least 18 people were killed when a truck crashed into a parked bus near Hala, district Matiari on Monday. The long haul truck slammed into the back of the bus, which was stopped on the side of the national highway with a flat tyre near Hyderabad. Several passengers were on the side of the…

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