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Mastung college principal booked on charges of torturing students

The principal and six students of Cadet College Mastung were booked over their involvement in the torture of fellow pupils. A video footage shows students of 12th standard beating up students of ninth and tenth grade with batons. Police completed its investigation. It said that the students committed the act on the saying of college…

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Sab ka Baap punks give Punjab police a run for their money

A notorious criminal gang, comprising of youngsters, are challenging police in Lahore through their videos on social media. The “Sab Ka Baap” group uploads videos of themselves torturing people and carrying out aerial firing in the historic city. The footages were uploaded from the profile of Sahibzada Hamza Shahzad Dogar, who is considered to be…

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Two accused involved in murder and rape of Orangi child remanded in police custody till April 25

KARACHI: Two accused named in the killing and rape of seven-year-old child in Orangi Town have been sent into police custody on physical remand till April 25. The body of the minor, Rabia, was recovered last night near the Northern Bypass. The area falls in the jurisdiction of the Manghopir police. The child lived in…

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Orangi child case: Post-mortem confirms rape, torture

The post-mortem of the six-year-old found dead in the bushes Monday night confirmed rape and torture. The body of the minor was recovered last night near the Northern Bypass. The area falls in the jurisdiction of the Manghopir police. The child lived in Orangi Town’s Baloch Goth. She went missing on April 15. The police…

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Teacher breaks arm of five-year-old in Okara

OKARA: A teacher broke the arm of a five-year-old-student in Okara. The teacher of a private school flogged the child over not learning a chapter. He escaped from the school after torturing the child. The child was taken to a hospital for immediate medical treatment. Deputy Commissioner Okara took notice of the incident and formed…

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Faisalabad child murder: Autopsy confirms rape, torture

The postmortem of the child found dead in Faisalabad has confirmed rape and torture Seven-year-old Mubashira went missing Sunday. The body was recovered from Islampura the next morning. The autopsy report adds there were 21 torture marks on the child’s body. However, medical superintendent Dr Tariq, said the cause of the death has yet to…

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US parents beat girl, pour hot cooking oil on her for refusing forced marriage

PHOTO: FILE The parents of a teenager, who refused to enter into a forced marriage, have been arrested in the US over charges of pouring hot cooking oil over their daughter and beating her with broomsticks According to a report published by The Independent, Maarib Al Hishmawi, now 16, ran away from her home in…

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Woman burnt by in-laws in Kasur

KASUR: A woman was allegedly burned by her in-laws over a petty issue in Kasur; the injured woman is in critical condition. The outraged in-laws of the woman allegedly set her on fire over a trivial issue. The woman’s 80 percent body was affected with burn injuries. The woman was shifted to Jinnah Hospital in…

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Elderly woman brutally tortured in Punjab village

NAROWAL: An elderly woman was dishonored by an influential landlord in a village near Punjab’s Narowal city on Sunday. According to our correspondent, the landlord and his son brutally tortured the poor woman, who is mother of five children. She was beaten up with sticks and dragged on road by the men over fight of…

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Four-year-old Mardan child was tortured and strangulated

MARDAN: A four-year-old child’s body was found in the sugarcane fields in Mardan’s Chandarpar Mohallah neighborhood Sunday evening. The post-mortem of the body has confirmed that the child had been strangulated. Torture marks were also found on her body, said the Saddar police. Whether the child was raped or molested will be established after the forensic report,…

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Body of MQM-London’s Dr Zafar Arif found in Rehri Goth

KARACHI: The body of Muttahida Qaumi Movement – London leader Prof Dr Hasan Zafar Arif was found in a car in Rehri Goth area of Ibrahim Haidery in Karachi on Sunday. He was a resident of DHA Phase VI. The elderly retired professor’s identity card was found with the body, which was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate…

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US turns sanctions screw on Russia, blacklists Chechnya’s Kadyrov

The US blacklisted Chechnya’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov for human rights violations including killings and torture of people seeking to expose government wrongdoing, and also sanctioned a prison warden who allegedly oversaw torture of gay men this year. PHOTO: AFP NEWS DESK: The United States slapped sanctions on Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov on Wednesday, accusing Russian…

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Abducted police officer recalls torture inflicted by protesters

Ninety security personnel were injured during the clashes between workers of Tehreek-e-Labbaik and law enforcement out of which two officers, Amanat Ali and Aslam Hayat were abducted from the hospital and were nearly murdered. Thankfully, nothing happened to them. Amanat Ali, while speaking exclusively in SAMAA TV program Awaz Shehzad Iqbal, said that he was…

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UN condemns N. Korea for firing missiles as people starve

UN member-states on Tuesday condemned North Korea for gross human rights violations and for conducting missile and nuclear tests while its people suffer from severe hunger. The UN General Assembly’s human rights committee adopted by consensus a resolution drafted by the European Union and Japan that expressed international concern over Pyongyang’s rights record. The measure…

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Samaa’s reporter tortured by police in Karachi

KARACHI: Samaa’s reporter Salman Ahmed was beaten up by police on Saturday while covering a protest against drug peddlers in Karachi. Salman Ahmed was covering the protest in Karachi’s Safoora Chowrangi where a good number of people, including women, from Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block 7 were demonstrating against drug peddlers of the area. As the protest begun,…

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BBC’s new Game of Thrones style show is so graphic that viewers are shaken

NEWS DESK: The BBC clearly wants a horse in the race to become the successor to Game of Thrones. The broadcaster’s new primetime drama, Gunpowder, has been sending shock waves through its viewership thanks to its graphic scenes of torture and execution, airing only minutes after the watershed on Saturday night, reported The Independent. The…

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CIA says mistakenly ‘shredded’ Senate torture report then did not

WASHINGTON: The Central Intelligence Agency thought for months that it had mistakenly shredded a massive U.S. Senate report on its use of waterboarding and other “enhanced interrogation techniques” before suddenly discovering that its copy had not been lost after all, an agency official said on Tuesday, reported Reuters. “It’s embarrassing and I have apologized,” Christopher…

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The Unholy Holy Men

By: Gulrukh Tausif For the past few weeks, a guru from across the border has been making headlines for getting a 20 year prison sentence for crimes against his female followers. One has to applaud the judiciary that gave the infamous “guru of bling” Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh such a lengthy sentence as his followers…

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Watch: Woman tortures daughter during study session

A shocking video of a mother beating her daughter has surfaced on social media. In the clip, we can see the girl being tortured and scolded by her mother during a study session.

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CIA ‘torture psychologists’ avoid trial with secret settlement

NEWS DESK: Two psychologists who helped design the CIA’s post-9/11 interrogation programme settled a lawsuit Thursday by detainees alleging they were illegally tortured, reported AFP. The secret settlement in the suit, brought on behalf of two living ex-detainees and one who died of hypothermia after brutal questioning in US custody, avoided what would have been…

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Woman branded witch, forced to eat faeces, beaten to death by family in India

AJMER: Five people, including two teenage girls, of a family have been arrested for allegedly killing a 40-year-old woman in Rajasthan’s Ajmer district, reported NDTV. The woman, a widow, was allegedly made to eat faeces, tortured and beaten to death by her relatives, who accused her of being a witch, the police said. The incident…

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