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Rangers, police take 11 suspects into custody in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh and the police rounded up 11 suspects during joint raids  conducted in the wee hours of Monday in different areas of Karachi, ARY NEWS reported. As per details, the two law enforcement agencies conducted raids in areas of Quaidabad and Shah Latif Town, in which 11 suspects were taken into custody. The operation was initiated on an intelligence tip about presence of the outlaws in the area. SSP Korangi Ali Raza talking to media said that the police in collaboration with the Rangers…

Police conduct raids in Karachi to arrest Abidi

KARACHI: An Islamabad police team is conducting raids in Karachi to apprehend former Pakistan People’s Party senator Faisal Raza Abidi after his arrest warrant were issued by the court a week ago. The capital police have registered a case against Abidi for using derogatory and defamatory language against Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar. The case was registered at the Secretariat police station under PPC’s sections 228, 500, 505(ii) and 34 read with the ATA 1997 on a complaint lodged by Supreme Court Public…

Almost $30 million seized in raids linked to ex-Malaysian PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police said Friday they seized over 400 handbags and cash amounting to almost $30 million in raids on luxury apartments as they probed corruption allegations swirling around ousted leader Najib Razak. The money and a vast trove of handbags, as well as watches and jewellery, were found in two condominiums in Kuala Lumpur. A total of 12 locations, including the ex-leader's home, were searched by police last week as part of an investigation into the scandal surrounding a sovereign wealth fund.…

Alleged dacoit killed in Karachi police encounter, 32 suspects rounded up

KARACHI: Police shot dead an alleged dacoit in an 'encounter' during a raid on Thursday night in Ittehad Town area of the metropolis, while arresting his accomplice.  According to police, the slain robber was involved in numerous incidents of snatching in the city and five stolen mobile phones were recovered from his possession. No further details could be garnered with regard to the identity of suspect. Separately, police rounded up 31 suspects in various overnight raids across the city. As many as 26 miscreants…

LEAs arrest 10 suspects in Karachi, Faisalabad overnight raids

KARACHI: In crackdown against unscrupulous elements, Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) arrested 10 suspects during separate raids in Karachi and Faisalabad, two cities of the country, on late Saturday night. According to Radio Pakistan, Sindh Rangers arrested seven miscreants involved in street crimes, drug trafficking, and extortion during the overnight raids on Saturday in Karachi. However, no further details with regard to their identifications were shared. Separately, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested…

Dozens of Afghan security forces killed in Taliban raids: officials

KABUL: Dozens of Afghan police and soldiers have been killed in a wave of Taliban attacks on checkpoints in Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday, as insurgents step up assaults on the beleaguered security forces.  The raids in the southern province of Kandahar and the western province of Farah on Monday night came hours after a suicide attacker rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a US military convoy, wounding four soldiers. The Taliban issued statements on their social media accounts claiming the attacks. "I can…

Target killer among 17 rounded up in Karachi raids

KARACHI: Seventeen outlaws, an alleged target killer of a banned outfit among them, were arrested in raids carried out by the Rangers and police in different parts of the metropolis on Monday night. Police said suspected target killer Muhammad Saud was arrested during a raid in Gulberg area of Karachi. He was involved in heinous crimes, including targeted killings, firing on the Rangers personnel, and extortion, they added. A spokesperson of the Rangers said the paramilitary troops arrested four street criminals within…

Arms supplier to MQM-L among four arrested during Karachi raids

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers arrested four miscreants including a Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) activist allegedly involved in supplying arms to the party units and sectors, during various overnight raids on Thursday across the city, ARY News reported. According to Rangers spokesperson, the raids were carried out on intelligence tip-offs about presence of miscreants. A suspect identified as Mumtaz Hussain, affiliated with MQM-L, was arrested during a raid at New Town area of the metropolis. The suspect has been…

Karachi: Sons stab father to death over family dispute

KARACHI: Police on Saturday arrested four sons who stabbed to death their elderly father in Shershah area of the city in a brawl over a family dispute, in the wee hours of Saturday morning, ARY News reported.   Four people were arrested for assailing their father with knife in Shershah neighbourhood of the metropolis. The victim has been identified as Shakeel, who succumbed to his injuries during the treatment in a hospital, stabbed by his sons after a quarrel broke out between the father and his sons over a family…

Police arrest four miscreants during overnight raids in Karachi

KARACHI: Police arrested four miscreants involved in various crimes during overnight raids in different areas of the metropolis on Thursday, ARY News reported. Two dacoits were taken into custody during a raid in Karachi’s Sohrab Goth. Narcotics and weapons were also seized from their possession. Subsequent raids are being carried out to arrest other accomplices, police said. In a crackdown against drug peddlers in Pakistan Bazaar, police detained a drug dealer – identified as Bashir – after recovering narcotics from…