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‘Expensive plants’ stolen in Karachi’s DHA

KARACHI: Two motorcyclists stole expensive plants from outside a house in Karachi's posh locality, ARY News learnt on Friday. Two bikers stormed a garden outside a bungalow in Defence Housing Authority's (DHA) phase 6 and made off with potted plants in no time.  According to the plant theft's footage available with ARY News, one of the motorcyclists uprooted the plants from their pots and then got on his bike after which the two sped away within 30 seconds' time. The owner of the stolen plants claimed their…

Water Commission bans constructions in Karachi’s Defence, Clifton Cantonment

KARACHI: Sindh Water Commission put a complete ban on the constructions in Defense Housing Authority (DHA) and Clifton Cantonement areas of the metropolis on Monday. “Work on construction projects is banned until the conflict on boundaries between Defence and Clifton Cantonment is resolved,” water commission head Justice Amir Hani Muslim said during the hearing of the case related to water supply and drainage issues in the Sindh High Court (SHC). The Supreme Court-appointed Water Commission enquired officials about the…

Water Commission bars DHA from new constructions

KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated water commission, on Monday, forbade Defense Housing Authority (DHA) from further constructions in the area unless it provides due water facilities to the residents. During case hearing of water supply and drainage in Sindh, the water commission, headed by Justice (retd) Amir Hani Muslim, asked DHA to first cater water needs of the populace before planning further construction in the area. While mentioning the long-pending K-IV water project, the commission head said that even the…

Karachi’s popular Do Darya food street is ‘shutting down’ and Twitterati can’t handle it

KARACHI: The 'Do Darya' food street overlooking the Arabia Sea is a must-visit destination for everyone who visits the city of lights. For Karachiites, it is the most favoured dining experience. But a sad allure glooms the city as reports of the much sought-out food street shutting down forever are circulating on the social media. Since 2013 the situation has been quite tense between the restaurant owners at Do Darya and the Defence Housing Authority (DHA). Recently, news of shutting down all the restaurants at the food…

Woman involved in string of robberies at ATMs arrested

KARACHI: Karachi police on Wednesday arrested a woman allegedly involved in a string of robberies across the city, ARY News reported. The woman named Chanda alias Aman was involved in over two dozens incidents of looting citizens withdrawing money from ATMs. However, two of her male accomplices, Zeeshan and Waseem, managed to escape and evade arrest. A pistol was also recovered from the suspect pursue. CCTV footage have also been obtained of the robberies shows her looting citizens withdrawing money from ATMs.…

Five arrested after youth shot dead in Karachi’s DHA area

KARACHI: A young man was shot dead while two of his companions sustained gunshot injuries on Sunday after a minor accident in the upscale Defence Housing Authority area, ARY News reported.  The victim, identified as Zafir aged 18 driving his Mercedes car when he accidentally struck a heavy biker Dr Raheem in Do Darya area of DHA's Phase-VIII and sped away. However, armed men in a sports utility vehicle (SUV) suddenly chased and intercepted the car on the Sea View Road. The teenage victim and his companions was present…

Young housemaid tortured in upscale Karachi area

KARACHI: An underage housemaid was allegedly tortured in the upscale Defence Housing Area of Karachi, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The girl was employed at the house of Dr. Marium and was accused of stealing from her residence. Five people including Dr. Marium and the watchman brutally tortured her. According to police, the young girl was also brandished with a hot iron and has several visible marks on her body. Darakshan police have arrested five people including two women involved in the torture on the…

CM Sindh directs to expedite work on BRT Blue Line project

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday directed the transport department to prepare detailed design of Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) Blue Line by September so that work on the project on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode could be started in November 2017. Transport Minister Nasir Shah briefed that the BRT Blue Line project is the most important project for the city and would cost around Rs8 billion and will start from Gurumandir to Al-Asif Square, Sohrab Goth. Secretary Transport Raheem Soomro…

CCTV footage shows girl stealing watch from Karachi shop

KARACHI: A young and seemingly well-off girl on Thursday evening stole a precious watch from a shop located in the posh Defence Housing Authority area, ARY News reported. CCTV footage shows the girl enter the watch shop with the intent to purchase the luxury watch, wore it and inquired about the price, and then swiftly managed to escape with it. The shopkeepers were left perplexed and quickly followed the girl, who got away in a car waiting for her outside. Police have received the CCTV footage of the incident and…

Explosion in Karachi’s DHA area injures five

KARACHI: Five people were injured on Sunday when a cylinder exploded in a residential apartment located in the upscale Defence Housing Authority. A rescue source confirmed that five people were injured in the incident. Rescue teams reached the site of incident and shifted the injured to Jinnah Hospital, where they are being administered medical aid. Karachi's law and order situation improved in last couple of years after the law enforcement agencies launched targeted operations to capture criminal elements. A major…