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Women recoil from Gulistan-e-Johar markets amid ‘knife attacks’ fear

KARACHI: The commercial activities in Gulistan-e-Johar have dreadfully affected over past two weeks as a sense of fear persistently gripped residents in the neighborhood after the mysterious knifeman still believes to be at large. As many as 15 women were stabbed in a span of two weeks in Gulshan Town of the city. Most of these victims came under attacks in Gulistan-e-Johar and adjacent areas. The Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) are still clueless about the motive behind these attacks and the prime suspect. So…

CM Sindh says ‘important clue’ found in Karachi knife attacks case

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Friday claimed an important clue had been found in relation to the knife attacks on women in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi. The chief minister said that police is investigating to reach to the depth of the matter. He said that police had reason to believe that two suspects were involved in the attacks. One of the suspect is believed to hail from Sahiwal in Punjab, while another belongs to Karachi. The suspect from Sahiwal is currently absconding and is allegedly…

Here is what happened with the first victim of Karachi’s mystery knife attacker

KARACHI:  A mysterious knife attacker is roaming Karachi’s streets attacking random women with a sharp object and police are looking for him after the story made headlines in the local media. The law enforcers have arrested suspects but what happened with the first victim of this "psychopath" aptly describes what we all call the "Thaana Culture" and police's casual and insensitive attitude towards those who file complaints. The girl, along with her parents appeared on ARY News talk show 11th Hour and narrated her…

Karachi’s mystery knife attacker stabs another woman in Gulistan-e-Jauhar

KARACHI: Despite a police search operation and a number of arrests in the case, the suspect in Karachi's mystery knife attacks case is perhaps still at large as another woman was attacked in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of the city on Thursday, ARY News reported. Earlier in the day, police claimed to have arrest a key suspect involved in a spate of knife attacks after at least 11 such attacks were carried out on girls in the last week in different areas of the city. In all such incidents, a biker attacked women with a sharp…

Five more women hurt in Karachi knife attacks, police search continues

KARACHI: The mystery behind a spate of knife attacks on women in Karachi remained unsolved as the attacker carried out fresh assaults in other parts of the city, apparently changing tactics to attempt more acts of terrorizing people, ARY News reported on Thursday. The police yet to unveil the motive behind the stabbings as the attacker has been still at large. Extending his reach to other areas of the metropolis, the attacker assailed five more women with knife in a span of few hours on Wednesday (yesterday). The…

Karachi’s mystery Knife attacker attacks three more women, changes area

KARACHI: The mysterious knife attacker who is roaming Karachi's streets attacking random women with a sharp object has attacked three more women in the city, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The attacker who until today only attacked women in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of the city,  attacked all three women in separate areas of the city within an hour. According to ARY News correspondent Salman Lodhi, the attacker attacked a woman at Gulshan-e-Jamal, one at Rashid Minhas Road and the third woman at NIPA Chowrangi near…

The strange similarity between Gulistan-e-Jauhar knife attacker and KU sex offender

KARACHI: The biker attacking women with paper cutter could be the same person who used to sexually harassed female students of Karachi University about two years ago, ARY News reported on Monday. ARY News correspondent Rabeea Khan talked to a number of female students of Karachi University including those living in girls' hostel. The university students were of the view that the CCTV footage and the description provided by police (thin, black helmet, black pant, about 20 to 29 years old and height ranging from 5 feet 7…

Karachi police release pictures of Gulistan-e-Jauhar knife attacker

KARACHI: Police have released pictures of the knife attacker who attacked several women with a sharp object in Karachi's Gulistan-e-Jauhar area, ARY News reported. The police not only released the pictures but also asked people of the area to help police in catching the criminal. A prize money of Rs0.5 million has also been announced for anyone who comes up with any information regarding the attacker. The pictures are taken from a CCTV footage and show a biker wearing a helmet and attacking random women. Police say the…

CCTV footage shows attacker involved in knife attacks on women in Karachi

KARACHI: A CCTV footage obtained by ARY News on Friday shows a biker involved in knife attack on a woman in Karachi's Gulistan-e-Jauhar area, the latest such incident in the city. The biker seen attacking the victim with a paper cutter in the CCTV footage in a recent incident. At least six such attacks were carried out on girls in the current week in the area. In almost all such incidents, a biker attacked women with a sharp object leaving them severely injured. The footage received by ARY News shows a biker roaming…

Police compile initial report of knife attack incidents in Karachi

KARACHI: Police have compiled an initial investigation report after a series of knife attacks on girls in Karachi's Gulistan-e-Jauhar area, ARY News reported on Thursday. According to sources within the law enforcement agency, the report compiled with the help of doctors states that the attacker did not want to kill the victims. The attacker attacked five girls using his left hand and only one was attacked using right hand. The police report also says that the attacks were actually carried out by paper cutter not a…