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Gunmen kill four police in Noshki

Gunmen kill four police in Noshki

QUETTA: Gunmen shot dead four policemen in an attack on their van in insurgency-hit southwest Pakistan, officials said.
The incident took place in Gard Gab area, in Noshki district 150 kilometres west of Quetta, local police official Abdul Salam told AFP. The assailants ambushed a police van bringing recruits from a police training college in Qalat, he said.
“Three police recruits were killed on the spot. Another died on the way to the hospital,” he said, adding that two

Three die as suicide bomber strikes Swabi police lines

PESHAWAR: Three people, including two police constables, were killed and another eight injured in a suicide attack at Swabi Police Lines on Monday. The bomber blew himself up outside the Shah Mansoor compound of the police lines.
According to details, four assailants, including the suicide bomber, arrived at the lines by a car and opened indiscriminate fire at the police guards at the gate, killing two officials.
The attackers then tried to enter the lines, but officials

End to corruption and police injustices vital for peace: Shahbaz

LAHORE: The equitable distribution of resources, elimination of corruption and curbing police injustices is essential for setting up a peaceful society, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Thursday.
He made these comments while addressing a large gathering of people after the distribution of vouchers of free fertilizers, seeds and quilts among the flood victims in Esa Khel in Mianwali district. The CM said that it was unfortunate that the poor, backward regions were the

Karachi police will get mobile tracking system

KARACHI: A special mobile tracking system will be provided to Karachi police to help them maintain law and order, a meeting attended by members of the National
Assembly’s Standing Committee on Interior and Sindh police officials held at the Inspector General of Police (IGP)’s Office on Thursday decided. A detailed summary of the law and order situation in the city was given by Karachi CCPO Fayyaz Ahmed Leghari.
Similar announcements were made earlier but 101 police stations

Mother protests kidnapping of son by the police

KARACHI: A protest was staged outside the press club by a grieved 17-year-old boy’s mother with the assistance of civil society organizations to condemn the kidnapping of her son by the police five months ago.
On May 20, Imran Jokhio was on his way to his village in a rickshaw when Head Constable Ilyas Sehto and Constable Ghulam Rasool Marri ‘abducted’ him at Mafi Faqir Bridge in Naushehro Feroze district, Shahina, his mother, said.
“My son worked at a tailor’s shop in

British police step up training for Mumbai-style attack

LONDON
British security forces are increasing training for an attack similar to the Mumbai bloodshed two years ago, following reports that a similar plot was foiled in Europe last month, the BBC said on Tuesday.
Police marksmen and special forces units are undergoing exercises while police armed response units are being given more powerful weapons to combat any attackers with automatic weapons, the BBC said, without identifying sources.
While there is no indication such

Police comb Shah Di Khoi for militants, net PU employees

LAHORE
The Muslim Town Police conducted a late night search operation in the Shah Di Khoi area last week following information that militants were hiding there. They took eight suspects into custody that night, only to find out later that three of them were employees of the Punjab University, sources said on Tuesday.
The sources in Muslim Town police station said that police had been monitoring Shah Di Khoi for the last one month, as they had received a tip-off that

Phone snatchings in capital surge as police fail to benefit from IMEI system

ISLAMABAD
It has been years since the central International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) system was introduced in the country to trace and block stolen cell phones, but the capital city police is yet to avail the system, the use of which will lead to revolutionising the police’s performance in recovering stolen cell phones, apprehending criminals and curb the rapidly rise phone-snatching crime, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) –

Police arrest 8 involved in assassinations

KARACHI
Eight people have been arrested for their suspected involvement in targeted killings in Karachi, the Crime Investigation Department (CID) said on Sunday.
The arrested men were Rizwan Mehmood, Muhammad Umer, Babar Mumtaz, Bilal Zafar, Haneef, Asad, Ishtiaq and Riaz. Of these, Rizwan Mehmood alias Chamber is a political activist and police recovered a Kalashnikov rifle and magazines full of rounds from his possession.
Rizwan has admitted to being affiliated with

French unions defiant as police clear refinery

PARIS
French riot police rushed picket lines to break a blockade of the main fuel refinery supplying Paris on Friday as unions hardened their stance before a vote on President Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reform.
Signalling their determination to keep fighting even after a bill raising the retirement age becomes law, the country’s six main unions have called for two more days of action on October 28 and November 6 against the unpopular reform.
“The protests are not

Police reluctant for fear of backlash

KARACHI
The government’s search operation in Karachi – which is in its final stages of planning – has already hit snags as several police officers have expressed their unwillingness to take part in it, citing security concerns for themselves and their families.
The government wants to crack down on criminals responsible for about 1,334 targeted killings this year alone. “But the operation may be delayed because many police officers have refused to participate as they’re

French students clash with police ahead of new protest

PARIS
French protestors blocked key sites and clashed with police Thursday as unions called for further mass nationwide protests against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s bid to raise the retirement age.
With no fuel left in more than a quarter of petrol pumps, police are playing what unions dubbed a game of cat and mouse with protestors at depots and refineries in a bid to prevent the country grinding to a halt.
“By taking the French economy, businesses and daily life

Police charge driver over Facebook speeding clip

Israeli traffic cops are apparently now patrolling the web, with a man facing charges after being caught speeding … on Facebook.
The 23-year-old man was charged with speeding and reckless endangerment after police came across a video posted on Facebook of him driving at 260 kph (160 mph) along Israel’s coastal highway, Ynet news website said on Tuesday.
The driver was charged in a traffic court in the northern city of Acre, even though police could not say when the

Police constables protest against salary delay

CCPO spokesman denies protest at Police Lines Qila Gujjar Singh
700 lower cadre police officials’ salaries were delayed
LAHORE
More than 100 constables and lower cadre officials from the Lahore Police protested inside Qila Gujjar Singh Police Lines on Tuesday against senior officials for delaying their salaries, said sources from the Lahore Police Operations Wing. However Rai Nazar, the capital city police officer’s (CCPO) spokesman denied any such protest.

Czech Republic ambassador praises Islamabad police

ISLAMABAD
Czech Republic Ambassador to Pakistan Pavol Sepelak said on Tuesday that the Islamabad police have rendered great sacrifices to maintain law and order in Islamabad. He then laid a floral wreath on the National Police Martyrs Monument at Police Line Headquarters, according to a press statement.
Islamabad police also presented the guard of honor to the visiting dignitary on his arrival to Police Line Headquarters. Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Syed

Khi police capture 2 alleged terrorists

KARACHI
The Karachi police have arrested two alleged terrorists of the banned outfit, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi from Orangi Town and recovered illegal weapons from their possession.
Addressing a press conference on Sunday at the Central Police Office, Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Fayaz Leghari said that the accused were involved in several cases of sectarian killings and doctors in target killings.
He identified the alleged terrorists as Nasim Haider alias Firhounn son of

LHC issues notice to Jhang police

LHC issued a notice telling Jhang police to not harass a couple who married against parents will
50-year old Ijaz paid Rakhi’s parents to let him marry her
Rakhi and new husband Abbas filed over 4 different kinds of petitions against the police, but they did not stop
LAHORE:
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday issued notice to Jhang police officials for registering false cases against a couple who married against their parents will.

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