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Claims of serial knife attacker’s arrest falls flat as girl stabbed in Karachi

KARACHI: A girl was injured on Monday night in the latest stabbing incident two days after police claimed to have arrested the prime suspect (Knife attacker)  behind the serial knife attacks in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area, ARY News reported. On Sunday, police had claimed that they have arrested a suspect Muhammad Waseem allegedly involved in stabbing over a dozen women in the metropolis. The arrest was made in Mandi Bahuddin in Punjab province by a special team of the Karachi police led by District Korangi SSP Captain (retd)…

Police claim arrest of ‘Karachi knifeman’ in Mandi Bahauddin

GUJRANWALA: The infamous knifeman – who has carried out over a dozen assaults on women in Karachi – has been arrested from Mandi Bahauddin city of Punjab, police sources claimed. According to the sources, the police acted swiftly after receiving an intelligence tip-off about his presence. Officials have identified the knife-wielding suspect as Waseem, who has been shifted to an undisclosed location for an interrogation. The suspect will be brought to Karachi for further interrogation, sources said. However, the…

Mystery knife attacker’s ‘friend’ arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested an alleged aide of the mystery knife attacker who attacked at least 15 women with a sharp object in areas around Gulistan-e-Jauhar this month, ARY News reported. The alleged friend and aide Shahzad has confessed helping the suspected serial stabber Waseem in his criminal activity and revealed that he (Shahzad) was the one who used to do recce of Waseem's victims. It is pertinent to note here that a serial knife attacker attacked at least 15 women in Gulistan-e-Jauhar…

Woman injured, police deny ‘knife assault’ claim at Hyderi

KARACHI: A woman on Friday has allegedly been stabbed with a sharp-edged tool in Hyderi neighbourhood of the metropolis after a brief suspension in a spate of knife assaults. The alleged attack has been carried out near Al-Fatah park of Hyderi area. The victim has been identified as Shehrina w/o Ghulam Asghar. The immediate relatives of the victim have approached concerned police station in Hyderi to register a FIR. However, the police claimed that the woman received an injury as a motorcycle hit her while denying the…

Boy ‘attacked by knife attacker’ was lying to take leave of absence from work

KARACHI: A boy who claimed to have been attacked by a mystery knife attacker attacking women in Karachi was lying to take leave from work, ARY News reported on Monday. The boy named Noman claimed on Sunday that the notorious knife attacker had attacked him prompting police to take him into custody. The boy, in a video statement, said that he wanted to take a leave from work on Sunday so he cut himself with a blade and claimed that he has been attacked by the mystery attacker roaming Karachi's streets. The serial…

WATCH: Another victim of Karachi’s mystery knife attacker narrates her ordeal

The presence of a mysterious and "psychopath" knife attacker behind a string of attacks in several areas of Karachi has sent shock waves among residents. Police have been unable to apprehend the perpetrator who mysteriously appears on a motorcycle and has stabbed over a dozen women over the last few weeks. One of the victim Zara, alongside her mother Fahima, appeared on ARY Digital's morning show on Friday to narrate her ordeal after she was attacked by the mysterious man. The incident, she said, occurred on…

Knife Attacks: Police round up 20 suspects during raids in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Johar

KARACHI: Police, being blasted over its lukewarm response to the knife attacks on women in Gulistan-e-Johar area of Karachi,  on Thursday night in a crackdown in the locality rounded up as many as 20 suspects in raids, ARY News reported. Acting swiftly on an intelligence tip-off about presence of unscrupulous elements in the area, police conducted door-to-door operation in the residential area of Rabia City, arresting 20 miscreants over suspicion. All entry and exit routes to Rabia City were sealed during the search…

Police claim arrest of ‘key suspect’ in Karachi knife attacks

KARACHI: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a key suspect involved in a spate of knife attacks on women in various localities of the metropolis, ARY News reported. The mystery behind a series of knife attacks on women in Karachi likely to solve after police claimed to have arrested 'prime suspect'. The Additional Inspector General (AIG) Sindh Police on Thursday informed Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah that the police have arrested a key suspect involved in the knife assaults on women in the city, adding…

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…

WATCH: Victim narrates how she was targeted by mystery knife attacker in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar

A mystery knife attacker is roaming streets of Karachi's Gulistan-e-Jauhar attacking women with a sharp object. So far at least six women have been targeted by the mystery attacker who some fear is the same who used to sexually harass women at University of Karachi about two years ago. On Tuesday, an injured victim appeared on ARY News "The Morning Show" and narrated how the notorious attacker attacked her (video on top) “I went to Block 15 in a house where I work, after completing my work I returned from the home…