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Nine more terrorists killed in Karachi

Police and security forces continued their crackdown against terrorists and banned outfit members in Karachi, eliminating nine more terrorists after Sehwan suicide blast. Watch this report…

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Nine terrorists killed in Karachi shootout: police

KARACHI: At least nine suspected terrorists were killed in a shootout with police in Karachi on Friday. The gun-battle took place near Northern Bypass. SSP Malir Rao Anwar said that terrorists killed in the encounter were involved in an an attack on Rangers Headquarters. He said that suicide vests were also recovered from the possession…

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Rao Anwar swings into action on drug dealers

SSP Malir Rao Anwar, who was restored by Sindh government, launched a crackdown on drug dealers in Karachi area of Quaidabad and demolished two major dens. Watch Sohail Shabbir’s report.

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Rao Anwar reinstated as SSP Malir

KARACHI: The Sindh government has re-instated Rao Anwar as SSP Malir, according to a notification issued Friday, months after suspending him for arresting Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Khawaja Izharul Hassan. In a raid last September, police arrested Hassan from his residence in Karachi’s Buffer Zone area. He was handcuffed and taken away by SSP…

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Security agencies fear terrorist attack on police officers, key figures in Karachi

KARACHI: Law enforcement agencies have issued an alert regarding possibility of terrorist attack on at least seven persons, including two senior police officers and a professor, in Karachi, Samaa reported Saturday. “It has been learnt through reliable sources that terrorists (of) ex-Janood-ul-Fida (JUF) are planning to target following individuals in Karachi in near future: a.  …

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Ex-SSP Malir Rao Anwar gets a clean chit

An inquiry committee constituted by Chief Minister Sindh has cleared former SSP Malir Rao Anwar of all charges after he arrested MQM leader Khawaja Izhar ul Hassan. The police officer, who was accused of misuse of power, is likely to be reinstated. Watch this report…

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Secret behind decision to remove Sindh IG

After dismissal of the chief secretary, a decision has been made to remove Inspector General of Sindh Police AD Khawaja. Sources said Ghulam Qadir Thebo is being tapped to fill the post. What is the reason behind this sudden decision? Know the answer in Mansoor Mugheri’s video report.

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MQM holds Rao allegations as baseless

Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Pakistan brushed aside all allegations of suspended SSP Rao Anwar. MQM leader Ali Raza Abidi says, “He (Rao) seems to be a RAW agent, as he does not acknowledge any Constitution or police order. He frames cases against others on the basis of his own will.” Watch what else he said…

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Izhar arrest was legal, says Rao

Detention of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Pakistan leader Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan was not illegal, asserts suspended SSP Malir Rao Anwar. Talking to SAMAA’s current affairs program, ‘Awaz, he claimed the MQM leader is a major land-grabbing mafia. Watch what else he said in this clip.

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Javed Akbar Riaz appointed SSP Malir

KARACHI: Javed Akbar Riaz has been appointed as SSP Malir and a notification to this effect has been issued on Monday. Javed Akbar Riaz, a grade-19 officer, was offering his duties at SSP Special Branch. It should be mentioned here that he is considered one of able and honest officers of Sindh police with good…

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Imran Khan supports Rao Anwar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said suspension of SSP Rao Anwar is a politically motivated decision and added that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to win favor with Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). Voicing concerns over the PM Sharif’s interference in police affairs, he said Sindh Chief Minister Murad…

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Protest in Karachi against suspension of Rao Anwar

Dozens of jiyalas staged a protest in Karachi’s Korangi area against the suspension of SSP Rao Anwar following arrest of Sindh opposition leader Khawaja Izhar ul Hassan. Rao Anwar Ahmed Khan was put under suspension shortly after he arrested Khawaja Izhar and shifted him to Gaddap Town police station. Sindh authorities said that the police…

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Izhar seeks action against Rao Anwar

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) senior leader Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hasan has urged Chief Minister and IG Sindh to take action against SSP Rao Anwar who arrested him on Friday, Samaa reported. Khawaja Izhar, the Leader of the Opposition in Sindh Assembly, appeared today in a local antiterrorism court in a case pertaining to provocative speech of…

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Rao Anwar defies CM’s order to release Khawaja Izhar

  KARACHI: Suspended police officer Rao Anwar on Friday strongly defended his decision to arrest MQM leader Khawaja Izhar ul Hassan and denounced his subsequent suspension by the Sindh authorities.   “Khawaja Izhar cannot be released on anyone’s order except the court,” Rao told the media persons. His statement came shortly after Sindh Chief Minister…

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Khawaja Izhar’s arrest lands Rao Anwar in big trouble

KARACHI: Top leadership of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided to take strict action against senior police officer Rao Anwar, who led a team that arrested opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly Khawaja Izharul Hassan, Samaa reported. According to sources, the PPP leadership has decided to lodge a case against Rao Anwar for misusing the…

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Aamir Liaquat seeks protective bail

KARACHI: Former Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) leader Dr. Aamir Liaquat Hussain took recourse to court for a protective bail against charges of terrorism and sedition. It should be mentioned here that as many as three cases are lodged against the former Muttahida leader at Malir City police station. In his petition, Hussain was of the…

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Malir police take custody of Waseen Akhtar: SSP Rao Anwar

KARACHI: Karachi mayor-designate Waseem Akhtar, who was arrested yesterday in Dr. Asim case, has been handed over to SSP Malir Rao Anwar. The police officer confirmed that Malir police has taken custody of Akhtar. He said that the police would interrogate him about his alleged connections with Indian spy agency RAW. Rao, who is called “encounter…

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Police kill three suspected militants in Karachi

KARACHI: Police Sunday claimed to have killed three terrorists during a gunfight in Gulshan-e-Buner locality of Karachi on Sunday after raiding their hideout, official said. According to senior police official Rao Anwar, police conducted raid in the area after receiving a tip-off that militants were hiding there. “When police reached an area near a hill,…

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Rao Anwar says four ‘militants’ killed in encounter

KARACHI: Senior police officer, Rao Anwar, who is famous for encounters with terrorists in Karachi, claimed that four militants have been killed in gun battle, Samaa reported. According to SSP Rao Anwar, the fresh encounter between police and militants occurred in Rerhi Goth locality on outskirts of Karachi. He said police, acting on information provided…

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Three TTP men killed in check post attack

KARACHI: Three alleged terrorists were killed following late night attack on a police check post in Karachi, as law-enforcers continued crackdown against criminals, Samaa reported. According to our correspondent, a group of militants fired shots on a security check-post near Northern Bypass. In retaliation, the cops killed three attackers, said SSP Malir Rao Anwar, adding…

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Four terror suspects killed in Karachi encounter

KARACHI: At least four suspected militants were killed in an alleged encounter with police in Karachi on Saturday, authorities said. The shootout occurred in Safoora Goth area. SSP Malir Rao Anwar said that police raided a house in Safoora Goth over a tip-off about the presence of suspected terrorists. Four militants who were hiding in…

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