KARACHI: Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi said they were hunting a network of women from well-off families acting as fundraisers for the Islamic State group, highlighting its growing appeal among the country's middle classes.
ISLAMABAD: Worshippers at the infamous Red Mosque in the Pakistani capital Islamabad still gather in their hundreds for Friday prayers, but the fiery sermons calling for Sharia led by cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz are now a thing of the past.
Police say recover hit-list from Safoora bus attackers containing names of journalists, fashion designers
KARACHI: One of the top officials of Karachi police on Wednesday claimed to have recovered a hit-list from Safoora bus attack suspects, containing names of journalists, fashion designers and government officials.
KARACHI: An eye-witness identified on Saturday Saad Aziz as the man who shot at the US national, Debra Lobo, who is also a member of Jinnah Medical and Dental College.
It is now emerging, according to the account of senior Karachi police officials who have interrogated Saad Aziz, that he targeted social activist and entrepreneuer Sabeen Mahmud because of her liberal views and because, according to him, she campaigned against Lal Masjid cleric Maulvi Abdul Aziz.
Mastermind of Sabeen Mahmud's murder and accomplice in the Ismaili bus attack, Saad Aziz admitted to killing 7 passengers himself.
After a former IBA graduate Saad Aziz was alleged to be the mastermind of Sabeen Mahmud's murder in Karachi,Twitter sparked with an intense debate between those who demanded that action be taken against the reputable institute in the same fashion it is usually taken against Madressahs or religious seminaries.
KARACHI: CM Sindh Qaim Ali Shah revealed yesterday that the mastermind of Sabeen Mahmud's murder was an IBA graduate named Saad Aziz. Aziz was also involved in the Safoora bus attack, ARY News reported.