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Arrangements for PSL 2018 matches in Lahore being given final touches

LAHORE: Final touches are being given to the arrangements for the Pakistan Super League 2018 matches in Lahore. Police, Dolphin Force and other security institutions did a flag-march on the route and the areas near the local hotel on Friday. The plan of deployment of Pakistan Army inside the Gaddafi Stadium has been completed. Pakistan…

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Ayesha Gulalai attacked with eggs, tomatoes

BAHAWALPUR: Parliamentarian Ayesha Gulalai was attacked with eggs and tomatoes upon her arrival to the city. “Why Gulalai has come to talk about the province’s progress when Imran Khan has the right to do so,” her opponents said. A Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader was also amongst the attackers. “The attackers are our own people who have…

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Security exercises held in Lahore ahead of PSL 2018 eliminators

Report By: Jahangir Khan LAHORE: Mock security exercises were held as part of the preparation for PSL 2018 play-offs which will be played in Lahore. Strict security measures are being taken for the two matches as arrangements are being given final touches. Security exercises were held at the airport, a local hotel and Nishtar Sports…

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Rangers jawan martyred, suspect killed in Lyari shootout

Report by : Kamran Jalil KARACHI: A Rangers personnel embraced martyrdom and a suspect was killed in an exchange of fire in Karachi’s Lyari area on Tuesday evening. Acting on a tip-off about presence of terrorists, police and Rangers conducted a joint operation in Lyari when the attack happened, a police official said. SSP City…

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Watch: Man randomly opens fire in Gujranwala

By: Mohsin Khalid CCTV footage has captured man opening fire on the streets of Gujranwala as he tried to occupy a school. People passing  by tried to overpower him but this angered him even more. Police took notice of the incident as SAMAA TV raised the issue and formed teams to arrest the suspect.

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Court releases Adnan Pasha, two others on bail

KARACHI: A court in Karachi on Thursday released Adnan Pasha on bail in the second case against him. The court ordered the release of Pasha due to lack of evidences against him. He was ordered to pay surety bond of Rs. 50,000. Adnan Pasha’s video went viral on social media in which he can be…

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Police fail to recover two missing girls

KARACHI: Police have not managed to recover two girls who mysteriously disappeared from Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauahar area, Samaa reported. According to details, the two girls – identified as 13-year-old Batool and 12-year-old Sanya – had disappeared 11 days ago. It is pertinent to mention that Batool is the daughter of of the landlord while Sanya is…

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New York to pay Muslim women forced to remove hijabs

NEW YORK: The city of New York has agreed to pay $180,000 to three Muslim women forced by police to remove their headscarves to have mug shots taken, officials said Wednesday. Each of the women is to receive $60,000 after the settlements were finalized in a Brooklyn federal court earlier this week, their lawyer Tahanie…

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Investigators continue probe into Sridevi’s death

DUBAI: Investigators continued their investigation into the death of Bollywood star Sridevi as they questioned the hotel staff and her husband on Monday. According to Indian website Times of India, the investigators are creating a sequence of events leading to her death by asking questions from her relatives and the staff of the hotel in…

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Sridevi died of accidental drowning: Dubai police

The official handle of Dubai Police has announced that following the completion of post-mortem analysis, it was revealed that the death of leading Indian actress Sridevi occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following loss of consciousness. “Dubai Police has transferred the case to Dubai Public Prosecution, which will carry out regular legal…

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Facebook gun-wielding man still at large

KARACHI: Adnan Pasha – the youngster who carried out aerial firing and posted a video of himself challenging police officers – has still not been apprehended by the law enforcement agencies. On the other hand, Karachi Police carried out raids and arrested three people including two of Pasha’s accomplishes. It is pertinent to mention that…

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Hidden cams in try room: Shocking disclosures about Faisalabad outlets

FAISALABAD: Officials investigating the installation of hidden cameras in a garment store in Faisalabad have made shocking disclosures in their inquiry report. Earlier this month, police registered a case and arrested two people for installing hidden cameras inside a women’s fitting room at a garments shop. The complaint was filed by Noman Zaffar, a law…

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Policeman arrested over allegedly raping woman in KP

HARIPUR: A police inspector was arrested over allegedly raping a woman for two hours inside a vehicle in Haripur city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Samaa reported on Sunday. According to details, the affected woman claimed that said that the cop named Aqeeb Shah stopped her car as she was returning home after meeting a relative…

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ATC remands 4 bone-marrow scam accused in police custody

HAFIZABAD: All four accused involved in the bone-marrow/ fluid/blood extraction scandal were produced in the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Gujranwala and remanded in the police custody for 11 days. The accused include Sajid, Muhammad Aslam Hunjra, Irfan and ring leader Nadeem Iqbal. Meanwhile, a committee formed by Punjab Chief Minister, has started an inquiry. SSP Range…

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Ex-student kills 17 in shooting spree at Florida high school

PARKLAND: A 19-year-old gunman opened fire on Wednesday at a Florida high school he had previously been expelled from, killing 17 people before he was arrested by police, authorities said. The violence erupted shortly before dismissal at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, about 45 miles (72 km) north of Miami. Live television footage…

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US school shooting leaves 20-50 hurt, assailant ‘still at large’

MIAMI: Police launched a manhunt on Wednesday for a shooter who opened fire at a high school in Florida, reportedly leaving between 20 and 50 people injured, officials said. The shooting took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, a city in the southern part of the state between Boca Raton and Fort…

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Israeli police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu

JERUSALEM: Israeli police on Tuesday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, opening the way for what could be the biggest challenge yet to the right-wing leader’s political survival, reported Reuters. Against the backdrop of Israeli flags in a televised speech at his residence, a somber Netanyahu called the allegations baseless and vowed to…

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Trump family receives suspicious white powder

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law Vanessa was taken to a New York hospital Monday as a precaution after a “suspicious package” containing unidentified powder was mailed to the family home, police said. Donald Trump Jr, an outspoken defender of his father and who was the intended recipient of the letter, called the incident…

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COMMENT: The curious case of KP’s “misali police”

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: There’s a province in Pakistan whose people are one of the most resilient in the face of war damages. For decades, they have witnessed their loved ones getting killed by one side or the other. Despite serious challenges in the face of terrorism and the subsequent war on terror, the people…

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Imran commends KP police after Mashal Khan case verdict

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday commended Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police for ‘bringing a murderous mob under the ambit of the law.’ Khan’s remarks on Twitter came shortly after an anti-terrorism court in Haripur handed one person two death sentences, five persons multiple terms of life imprisonment, and 25 others four years in…

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With high-tech glasses on, Chinese police go one step forward

BEIJING: Chinese police are sporting high-tech sunglasses that can spot suspects in a crowded train station, the newest use of facial recognition technology that has drawn concerns among human rights groups. In a scene reminiscent of the dystopian sci-fi television show “Black Mirror”, officers in the central city of Zhengzhou are wearing the digital shades…

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