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Police bust gang of car thieves

Police bust gang of car thieves

LAHORE – Lahore Iqbal Town Division anti-Vehicles Lifting Staff (AVLS) on Tuesday claimed arresting notorious ringleader of the Tariq Javeed Shah car thief gang and recovered 13 cars, a tractor and motorcycle worth Rs 7.4 million from their possession.
The criminal confessed stealing 12 cars, one tractor and motorcycle from Lahore, two cars from Mirpur, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and five cars from Rawalpindi during preliminary interrogation.
According to details, police

Rawalpindi police foil terrorism bid

RAWALPINDI – Police on Monday foiled a terrorism attack by recovering a heavy quantity of lethal weapons from a car during search at a checkpost on Chakri Road.
The weapons included 25 repeaters of twelve bore gun, including six revolving and 20 magazine guns, 70 thirty-bore pistols and 25,000 rounds of 30-bore. Police arrested two culprits Rabnawaz and Muhammad Amin and impounded the car as well. Regional Police Officer Hamid Mukhtar Gondal told a news conference that the two

Islamabad police handled 786 events in 2010

ISLAMABAD – The capital police handled 786 gatherings during the current year, said Inspector General of Police (IGP) Syed Kaleem Imam in a press statement issued here on Monday. “Remaining firm to their basic objective of maintaining law and order, Islamabad police personnel handled around 46 political gatherings, 95 religious events, 75 trade union activities, 45 events of lawyer, 440 miscellaneous activities including 72 functions, receptions and 13 major events,” said the IGP.

Ghaziabad police unable to trace killers

LAHORE – Ghaziabad Police failed to arrest the killers of a trader who killed for the ransom a month ago. Relatives of the deceased requested to the authorities for the justice.
A trader of the Karachi, Muhammad Naseem came to Lahore to meet his relatives where the accused Salman, Ajmal and others kidnapped him for the ransom. Later, they killed Naseem and throw him at deserted area.
Relatives requested police high-ups to take the stern action to arrest the accused.

Police bust robber gang

LAHORE – Factory Area and Defence Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested 10 members of the Zafar Iqbal, Sadriq Masih and Zeeshan alias Shani dacoit gangs including their ringleaders and recovered Rs 0.375 million in cash, four motorcycles, six cellular phones, five pistols and bullets from their procession.
The accused were identified as Sadriq Masih, Irfan Masih, Yasir Shahbaz, Aneel Ashraf Masih, Muhammad Asif, Zafar Javed, Nadeem, Zafar Hussain, Muhammad Ashfaq, Zeeshan

Two police officials arrested in Benazir assassination case

ISLAMABAD: Police on Wednesday arrested two senior police officers in court on orders of an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) judge for their alleged involvement in the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.
ATC Judge Rana Nisar Ahmed, who was conducting the trial in Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi, rejected the bail applications of former city police officer (CPO) Saud Aziz and former superintendent of police Khurram Shahzad, ordering their immediate arrest.
The two officials are accused of

ECP gives two fake-degree cases to police

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday referred two more cases of lawmakers’ fake degrees to the police officials concerned for registration of criminal cases against them. Both the accused were PPP legislators, former MNA Amir Yar Waran and MPA of Balochistan Assembly, Ali Madad Jattak.
A senior official of ECP said that Chief Election Commissioner Justice (R) Hamid Ali Mirza referred cases of said lawmakers to the DPOs concerned for registration of FIRs

Police blow own trumpet over incident-less Ashura

LAHORE – Intense security measures, made by the law enforcement agencies across Punjab on the instructions of Punjab Government to maintain law and order and also to avoid any untoward incident, have led to the observance of Ashura Days peacefully, Pakistan Today observed.
Owing to serious threats for carrying out terrorist activities on main Zuljinah processions from militant groups especially from Lashkare Jhangvi (Al-Almi Group), the Punjab Police as well as Lahore Police have

Scouts aid police in Ashura security

LAHORE – Around 1300 armed personnel were deployed with personnel from law enforcement agencies including the police to protect the main zuljinah procession in Lahore on Ashura.
The possible threats by the banned outfits were averted successfully by the planning and coordination among the police and the management of the Shia Peace Committee. Volunteers and scouts moved with the mourners and some remained standing on the entry and exit points of the procession to check people.

Police crackdown on pillion riders

LAHORE – Lahore Police registered around 680 FIRs against the violators of ban on pillion riding and impounded over 4500 bikes during 9th and 10 of Muharram.
An official of Lahore Police said that ban on pillion riding was imposed by the Punjab Government on 9, 10 Muharram. Lahore Police in order to implement ban, mounted pickets at different points in the provincial metropolis and impounded over 4500 bikes.

Putin calls for police action to curb extremism

MOSCOW: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Thursday tough police action was imperative to stem extremism, saying that “liberal” criticism of the government threatened stability.
“It’s necessary to harshly suppress displays of extremism from all quarters,” Putin said in an annual question-and-answer session following outbreaks of nationalist violence in Moscow. Police have established a major presence in the capital, seeking to avert a repeat of last week’s riots. More

Bulgaria PM wants to sack 45 envoys for police past

SOFIA: Prime Minister Boiko Borisov called on Wednesday for the sacking of 45 top diplomats identified by an historical commission as having been secret police agents under pre-1990 communist rule.
The commission said diplomats including the current Bulgarian ambassadors in London, Berlin, Rome, Tokyo and Moscow collaborated with the feared former Darzhavna Sigurnost security service when the Balkan country was a Soviet satellite.
Half of Bulgaria’s ambassadors to European

Sindh Police fails to recover constable missing since 2004

MIRPURKHAS: Sindh police have failed to find its constable, who went missing six years ago. The constable, Abrar Ahmad, 29, was performing his duty in Umerkot district, when he was first reported missing in 2004. The miserable mother of the missing Abrar told Pakistan Today that he had gone to his work at Shadi Palli police station on Oct 4, 2004 but never returned.
Munni Begum, 70, with tears in her eyes said that when after ten days of wait, he did not return, her other son

Sudan police arrest women protesting at flogging video

KHARTOUM: Sudanese police arrested dozens of women protesting on Tuesday against laws they say humiliate women after a video of a woman being flogged in public appeared on the Internet.
Floggings carried out under Islamic law are almost a daily punishment in Sudan for crimes ranging from drinking alcohol to adultery. But vague laws on women’s dress and behaviour are implemented inconsistently. One case sparked international furore when Lubna Hussein, a Sudanese UN official,

Police arrest Nepal’s ex-crown prince over gunshot

KATHMANDU: Police arrested Nepal’s former crown prince Paras Shah on Tuesday for firing his gun during a drunken late-night argument at an upmarket resort.
Shah, who as crown prince was notorious and unpopular for his playboy lifestyle, fired into the air on Saturday evening after an altercation with two male guests at the resort. Witnesses said he had been drinking heavily. The 38-year-old has admitted firing his gun in anger at insults to Nepal’s monarchy, which was abolished

SC directs Punjab Police chief to arrest all suspects

ISLAMABAD: Having learnt about the lukewarm response of police towards the accused of conducting a drag race that killed five and injured two people, the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday directed the Punjab police chief to arrest them all four accused and report in court today (Tuesday).
A three-member bench comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday noted that “prima facie it indicates that without

Police balks at implementing court orders

LAHORE: Lahore police has showed no compliance to 1200 orders passed by different session courts during the last one year regarding registration of contempt of court cases against several police officials on the charges of disobeying court orders.
Despite implementation of the Police Order 2000, as many as 76 police stations and their respective SHOs in Lahore are not ready to implement court orders properly. They are found using delaying tactics in providing justice to the

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