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FIA Punjab director made MD Police Foundation

FIA Punjab director made MD Police Foundation

ISLAMABAD – The federal government on Wednesday appointed Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Punjab Director Zafar Qureshi as the managing director of the Police Foundation. The Establishment Division has issued a notification in this regard.
Qureshi was heading the FIA team which is probing the NICL scam. A few days ago, Qureshi had requested FIA seniors to separate him from the inquiry committee, as the Chaudhrys of Gujrat had raised questions on his impartiality, however, he

Police raids Gabol’s house, arrest 12 guards

KARACHI – Law enforcement agencies on Wednesday tried to arrest Federal Minister of State for Ports and Shipping Nabeel Gabol after he tendered his resignation.
Law enforcers arrived at Gabol’s house to arrest him, but their attempt was made unsuccessful by his private security guards and other companions.”We have received orders from our high-ups to detain you and shift you to Islamabad,” the head of the police party told Gabol.
The law enforcement agencies later made a

IG approves weekly off day for police

FAISALABAD – The newly-appointed Punjab Police IGP, Javed Iqbal, soon after taking the charge, has taken revolutionary decisions regarding the police reforms process that included a weekly off day and a fixed minimum tenure for station house officers (SHOs) at a particular police station.
He, in his letter circulated to regional police officers (RPOs) and district police officers (DPOs), has directed them to draw out a weekly roaster for one day off-duty of each staff member from

Police thrash protesting UoE students and journalists

LAHORE – The Township Police on Wednesday brutally tortured journalists and University of Education (UoE) students on protesting against termination of two varsity faculty members. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif condemned the torture and formed a committee to prove termination of UoE IT Director Anwarur Rehman Pasha and his wife Shaheen Pasha.
The torture took place at the Akbar Chowk, Township where police thrashed journalists and UoE students and also arrested some

KESC police arrest wire-stealing gang

KARACHI – The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) police have arrested a gang of four for allegedly trying to steal copper wire from a substation in Defence area.
Sources said the police recovered wire cutters and two pistols from the possession of the gang, known as Lalay group, led by notorious Azizur Rehman Lalay and also took a Toyota car into custody.
Defence police have registered a case against the culprits and obtained their physical remand until January 21.

KESC police arrest wire thieves

KARACHI: The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) police have arrested a gang of four for allegedly trying to steal copper wire from a substation in Defence area. Sources said the police recovered wire cutters and two pistols from the possession of the gang, known as Lalay group, led by notorious Azizur Rehman Lalay and also took a Toyota car into custody. Defence police have registered a case against the culprits and obtained their physical remand until January 21.
The police

Suicide bombing at Iraqi police centre kills 50

TIKRIT – A suicide bomber blew himself up among a crowd of police recruits in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Tuesday, killing 50 people in the bloodiest attack in more than two months.
The blast, which also wounded 150, was the first major strike in Iraq since the formation of a new government on December 21 and recalled an August attack against an army recruitment centre in Baghdad that also killed dozens.
“I have been trying for hours to call my brother, he was in the queue

Former London Police officers call on IGP

LAHORE – A two-member London Police delegation called on Punjab Police Inspector General (IGP) Javed Iqbal at the Punjab Central Police Office (CPO) on Monday for establishing a new command and control system.
The delegation consisting of former London Metro Police chief of operations Tariq Ghafoor and Dr Amanat Hussain has a vast experience of establishing command and control system in London and Dubai, UAE.
The delegation would stay in Lahore for three weeks. Keeping in

Police arrest two car thieves, seize six cars

LAHORE – Lahore City Division Anti Vehicles Lifting Staff (AVLS) on Monday arrested two members of the Ijaz Ali Khan gang including its ringleader Ijaz Ali Khan and Khawaja Tehseen Mustafa, data operator Excise Office, Kasur, involved in fake registration and preparing bogus documents of stolen vehicles after tempering, and recovered six cars from their possession. The criminals have confessed to abovementioned crimes during preliminary interrogation.
According to details, on

Turkish police detain 32 Islamists in night raids

ISTANBUL – Police detained 32 members of the Turkish Hezbollah movement in night raids in four cities, mainly in southeast Turkey, television news channels reported on Saturday.
The raids were ordered after some members of Hezbollah and the Kurdish separatist PKK militant group, freed earlier this month after spending over a decade in prison without being sentenced, failed to report to police stations and went underground.
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the rearrest of

Reward for KP Police, 50% raise in salaries

PESHAWAR – Acknowledging the Police department’s services in the war against militancy, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti on Saturday announced 50 percent raise in provincial police officials’ salaries. Addressing a ceremony held in Peshawar Police Line, Hoti commended police for its frontline role in fighting militancy and rendering unprecedented sacrifices in protecting the citizens. He announced 50 percent increase in the basic pay of the provincial police as

Ambiguous questions to determine police officials’ fate

ISLAMABAD – A grilling but ambiguous questionnaire, seeking personal views on sensitive national issues such as drone attacks, terrorism and the influence of West on the country’s foreign policy, has been prepared by the police department to screen police officials after the assassination of Salman Taseer by one of his own guards.
The questionnaire, a copy of which is available with Pakistan Today, has been prepared for all police officials and will be given out to them by DPOs.

ANP leader’s fourwould-be assassins could be killed, police fear

KARACHI – Four suspected assailants of Awami National Party (ANP)-Sindh’s Secretary-General Basheer Jan have been taken into custody, but law enforcement personnel believe that they will be targeted before they spill the beans on their association, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The four, who were injured when Jan’s guard retaliated fire in Thursday’s incident, were being treated at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC). But intelligence sources received reports that the

Police arrest four car thieves

LAHORE – On direction of Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Aslam Tareen, Anti-Vehicles Lifting Staff (AVLS) Saddar Division on Friday arrested four members of the Aaqil Khan car thief gang including its ringleader Aaqil Khan Pathan, Amir Ali, Walayat Khan and Nafaz Gul and recovered 21 cars worth Rs 128 million from their possession. The criminals admitted carrying out 30 car theft cases during preliminary interrogation.
According to details, on Tareen’s orders, Senior

Police clueless in Justice Iqbal’s parents’ murder

LAHORE – Investigation agencies find themselves in a difficult position, as they probe into the killing of parents of Supreme Court (SC) Justice Javed Iqbal, Pakistan Today has learnt. Police think that fingerprints collected from the telephone used by the murdered couple might lead to a breakthrough in the murder case. Lahore Police sources told Pakistan Today that investigators have grilled 11 persons including four women and two watchmen but have made no progress so far. According

JUSTICE IQBAL’S PARENTS’ MURDER – Police starts to ponder

LAHORE – Lahore Police on Wednesday initiated an inquiry in the murder case of Supreme Court Justice Javed Iqbal’s parents. Investigators have collected blood samples for DNA test and finger prints of the three ladies and two security guards, whom the police had taken into custody for interrogation, to match with the samples of Justice Iqbal’s parents to find the killers.
The police officials have decided to collect blood samples and finger prints of all the guests who visited

‘Punjab Police facing investigation difficulties’

LAHORE – The Punjab Police faces difficulties in investigation, screening equipments and locating suspects, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah told the Punjab Assembly (PA) on Tuesday. Sanaullah admitted that police did not have facility of phone locator, as this equipment is only being used by intelligence agencies. The law minister said that the Punjab government had demanded the federal government to provide locators nothing has been done in this regard.
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