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Key suspect behind rape, killing of Rabia arrested: sources

KARACHI: Police have taken into custody the main suspect behind the rape and killing of Rabia- a six-year old girl, in Orangi Town, ARY News reported citing law enforcement sources. The suspect has been arrested and moved to an undisclosed place for interrogation with regard to the felony, according to the sources. Two of the three accused persons named in the FIR of the incident have already been sent behind bars. Six-year-old Rabia, who went missing on April 15, was found dead in a garbage heap in Manghopir area…

Police arrests kidnapper, rescues minor girls in Muzaffargarh

MUZAFFARGARH: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a man for kidnapping minor girls in Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province, ARY News reported. Addressing a press conference, DPO Muzaffargarh Awais Malik said that the law enforcement agency received several complaints of minor girls' abductions from Rohilanwali town of district upon which they acted and arrested a man named Sajjad Ali with the help of CCTV footage. At least four minor girls aged between 7 to 9 were rescued from the suspect's hideout.…

Police get remand of suspects in Rabia rape, murder case

KARACHI: A local court here on Wednesday handed over two suspects to police on physical remand till April 25 for interrogation in a case pertaining to the rape and murder of a minor girl in Orangi Town. Six-year-old Rabia, who went missing on April 15, was found dead in a garbage heap in Manghopir area on Monday. Her body was taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where a medical examination proved that the child was raped and had torture marks on her body. Police today produced the suspects – Rahim and Afzal – in court to…

Protests erupt over rape, murder of minor girl in Karachi’s Orangi Town

KARACHI: Angry protesters took to streets in Karachi's Orangi Town area over the alleged rape and murder of a six-year-old girl, ARY News reported on Tuesday.    Residents of the area protested and blocked roads after body of Rabia, a six-year-old girl, was found from a garbage heap in Manghopir area with the autopsy report confirming that the minor was sexually abused before being strangled to death. Police say the girl was missing since April 15, Sunday, and turned up dead on Monday night. The body was taken to…

Woman sues husband for alleged fraud, theft

KARACHI: A woman in Karachi approached police against her husband accusing him of lying about his marital status to marry her and stealing her money, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The woman told media that she married the accused Aftab Ahmed in September 1, 2016 but she later found out that her husband has not only been married three times before but has also lied about his income and job. The woman, a resident of Orangi Town, also claimed that Aftab Ahmed also stole all the money and property her parents paid in…

Fire at Karachi’s furniture market guts 10 shops

KARACHI: Firefighters extinguished the fire that erupted in furniture market of Karachi's Orangi Town area after hectic efforts lasting four hours on Thursday morning. No loss of life has been reported in the incident, however the blaze caused massive loss of property after 10 shops were completely gutted. Five fire tenders took part in the firefighting operation. According to rescue sources, the fire was caused by short-circuiting which engulfed the entire market comprising over two dozen shops within minutes.…

Karachi: Tensions simmer in Mominabad after police killed boy

KARACHI: The residents of Mominabad locality in Karachi’s Orangi Town on Sunday surrounded a local police station and held a protest against alleged killing of a 12-year-old boy by police personnel, ARY News reported. The deceased boy has been identified as Rehan, who was allegedly killed by four policemen. However, the motive behind the firing incident in which the boy killed, could not be ascertained. The area residents chanted slogans against the police and demanded stern action against the policemen involved in the…

Police foil woman’s abduction in KKF ambulance, four arrested

KARACHI: Police on Saturday foiled the abduction of a woman in the ambulance of a charitable organisation, and arrested four suspects, ARY News reported.  The woman was being kidnapped near Pakistan Bazaar in Orangi Town in an ambulance of the Khidmat-e-Khalq Foundation (KKF). However, police acted swiftly and foiled the bid and arrested four suspects. A case was filed by the woman's brother-in-law against the four arrested suspects and their accomplice. SSP East said that suspects attempted to kidnap the woman, a…

CTD kills three suspects in encounter, arrests four others in Karachi

KARACHI: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested four suspected terrorists while three others were killed in an alleged encounter with CTD during an overnight raid in Karachi's Machhar Colony area, ARY News reported. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Omer Shahid Hamid, CTD personnel conducted raid at a house in the locality on an intelligence tip-off about presence of terrorists. The suspects opened fire on the raiding team after CTD personnel approached the house. In retaliatory firing the CTD…

Police round up 17 suspects in overnight Karachi raids

KARACHI: Police arrested 17 suspects in overnight raids in different parts of the metropolis in a crackdown against criminals, ARY News reported on Wednesday. According to Superintendent Police (SP) Orangi Town Abid Baloch, a close aide of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Karachi chief detained in a door-to-door search operation in Orangi Town area of the city. The suspect has been identified as Qari Abdul Salam. Meanwhile, police arrested as many as 14 suspects in separate raids in different parts of the city. The detained suspects…