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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)…

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…

SHC moved against police failure to nab mysterious knifeman

KARACHI: The failure of police to arrest mysterious knifeman stabbing women in the metropolis has left a blot on the performance of the law enforcement agencies and exposed their incompetence. A petition has been filed in the Sindh High Court seeking its directives for the authorities to hand over the task of arresting the knife attacker to the Rangers and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). The petition states knife attacks have instilled fear into the hearts of women living in the city's Gulistan-e-Johar and…

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…

Hunt for Karachi knifeman handed over to CTD: sources

KARACHI: The ongoing hunt for the knifeman – who has so far stabbed over a dozen women in Karachi – has been handed over to the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), police sources said. The mystery still surrounds the motive behind the knife assaults on women, besides the number of attackers involved in the assaults as Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Friday claimed a major clue had been found in connection with Karachi knife attacks. The chief minister said that police was investigating to get to the core of the…

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…

Husband, mother-in-law injure woman with knife attacks

FAISALABAD: A woman was injured with knife attacks by her husband and mother-in-law over delay in preparing food, ARY News reported. Mother of the victim said her daughter who got married six months back was injured with knife attacks. The injured was later brought to the hospital for medical aid. This should be noted that domestic violence itself is a crime and attacking somebody with knife is not acceptable in Pakistan.

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…