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Three KDA officials injured in Korangi anti-encroachment operation

KORANGI: At least three Karachi Development Authority (KDA) officials were injured after they came under attack during an anti-encroachment operation in Korangi on Tuesday. According to the details, land grabbers and locals pelted stones and opened fire on the anti-encroachment teams as they arrived at Mehran Town to demolish illegal structures. Police fired in the air to disperse the enraged protesters and shifted the injured officials to hospital. The anti-encroachment operation was halted briefly after the…

Police arrest ‘serial child rapist’ in Karachi

KARACHI: Police on Tuesday announced the arrest of a serial child rapist from Karachi's Malir area, ARY News reported.  In a new conference, DIG East Zulfiqar Larak told media that the suspect Amjad Ali belongs to Jhang district of Punjab and is involved in sexually abusing at least six minor girls in Malir area of the city. "We received a lot of reports of rape of minor girls in Malir district so we constituted a police team which spotted him (suspect) in a CCTV footage near a rape victim's house which led to his…

13-year-old raped in Punjab’s Khanewal

 KHANEWAL: A 13-year-old girl was sexually abused by a man from her neighbourhood in Mohsin Wal town of Punjab province's Khanewal district, ARY News reported. According to police, the 13-year-old was alone in her house when one of her neighbours named Bilal, along with two of his accomplices, entered her house and raped her. "My mother was out and my father was on work when they knocked our door, as I opened it, Bilal and two other men entered the house, grabbed me by my neck and then Bilal raped me," the girl…

Madrassa teacher arrested for sexually abusing girls in Karachi

KARACHI: Police on Wednesday arrested a madrassa teacher for sexually abusing at least 10 young girls in Korangi area of Karachi. According to ARY News correspondent, the man named Alam Ghouri sexually abused at least 10 girls aged between five and 14 and filmed the act on his cellphone camera. Alam was arrested after an area resident lodged a First Information Report (FIR) with police claiming that four years ago, Alam Ghouri not only raped his daughter but filmed the act. The complainant claimed that her…

Huge warehouse blaze in Karachi put out after eight hours of efforts

KARACHI: A massive fire that broke out at godown of a courier company near Chamra Chowrangi of Karachi’s Korangi area on Sunday night, has been extinguished after hours-long hectic efforts.  As many as 12 fire brigade vehicles alongside three fire tenders of Pak Bahria took part in the operation. It was a third degree fire, the firefighting officials said. No casualties have been reported so far. However, at least one person was reported injured after a part of building was collapsed. It took over seven hours to…

Girl dies as tanker smashes into house in Karachi’s Korangi area

KARACHI: A speeding water tanker crashed into a house in the city’s Korangi area on Tuesday, killing a teenage girl and injuring eight other people, ARY News reported. Police said the tanker smashed into the wall of the house in Bangali Para in Korangi when the family members were asleep. As a result, a girl identified as 14-year-old Noreen died on the spot, while six other people sustained injuries. After being informed of the incident, rescue teams arrived at the site and pulled out the victims from the debris.…

Woman dies, two children hurt as roof collapses in Karachi

KARACHI: A woman was killed and her two children sustained injuries on Wednesday night after a roof of a dilapidated house collapsed in Korangi area of the metropolis. Reaching the spot, rescue teams recovered the body and injured from the debris, official sources said. The injured were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre where the doctors have pronounced their condition stable and out of danger. The deceased has been identified as 55-year-old Nasreen. However, the identification of her two sons could not…

School building demolition in Karachi sparks protest

KARACHI: The students along with their teachers and other non-academic staff of a school staged a protest on Friday over demolishing of their school building by Karachi Development Authority (KDA), ARY News reported. According to our reporter Rabia Khan, the school building at Korangi Crossing, was demolished by KDA staff yesterday where around 200 students were claimed to be enrolled and receiving education. However, the Private School Management Association (PSMA) has confirmed that the school was not registered with…

Karachi: CTD kill terrorist, arrest four others in raid on terror sleeper cell

KARACHI: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in a raid in Korangi killed a terrorist of a banned group and arrested four other while capturing large haul of explosives including suicide jackets, ARY News reported on Monday. In the shootout in Mehran Town of Korangi a terrorist Dildar alias Chacha was killed, while four of his accomplices were arrested, officials said. He was affiliated with an outlawed group. The slain terrorist was chief of a sleeper cell of the terrorist group. The terrorists were planning a major…

Police arrest three more suspects in Karachi sexually abused girl case

KARACHI: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested three more suspects as IG Sindh A.D. Khawaja gets a briefing over investigation into the case of a sexually abused girl, raped and tortured in the neighbourhood of Korangi earlier this week. SSP Malir Rao Anwar and other senior police officials were also present in the meeting during which details of the latest arrests were revealed. Meanwhile, a search operation was underway to find whereabouts of a suspect, Sajid, a rickshaw driver by profession, after a woman…