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“How is it fair to link everything to Maulana Ludhianvi?” says Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday heavily criticised political bashing by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) over his meetings with leaders of few banned organisations. “Everyone ones know what is the issue of PPP with me,” said the interior minister while speaking to media in Kallar Syedan, sub-district of Rawalpindi. He said it was unfair to link everything to Maulana Ahmad Ludhianvi, chief of the banned Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ). "How is it fair to link everything to Maulana…

Intelligence official shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI: Unidentified gunmen shot dead an intelligence official in Korangi area of Karachi, ARY News reported on Wednesday. Unknown armed men opened fire at an intelligence officer Zahid Farooq in the jurisdiction of Ibrahim Hyderi Police Station, police sources said. The victim succumbed to his injuries as he was being rushed to Combined Military Hospital Karachi for medical treatment. "Initially, it seems that the incident took place as Farooq was resisting a robbery attempt," Police stated. Meanwhile, Police…

Who is Asim Capri?

KARACHI: ARY News has got background details of Asim alias Capri who is allegedly involved in murder of 28 people including Rangers personnel and famed qawwal Amjad Sabri, ARY News reported. According to the documents, Asim was first arrested by Chaudhry Aslam the then Counter Terrorism Department chief in 2013. During this arrest, he said he was associated with Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat. His real name is Umair Khalil ur Rehman alias Umair Capri. He revealed that he had 12 terrorists of Lashkar e Jhangvi working with him…

ASWJ leader arrested during ‘targeted operation’ at Karachi mosque

KARACHI: Rangers personnel on Sunday arrested Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) leader Taj Hanfi during a search operation at a mosque in Nagan Chowrangi area, ARY News reported. The operation was launched at Siddique-e-Akbar Mosque. Law enforcement agencies seized literature advocating banned outfits and their activities besides confiscating a cache of weapons. Hanfi, who is ASWJ’s central leader of Karachi chapter, was arrested with arms and hate literature. Sources informed that Rangers were conducting raids to capture…

Former ASWJ leader jailed for hate speech

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan anti-terrorism court Monday sentenced a former leader of a banned sectarian party to six months in jail for hate speech, part of a crackdown after last year's deadly Peshawar school attack.