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Pakistani-origin woman appointed Scotland Yard detective superintendent

LONDON: A British Pakistani woman has been appointed as the first ever Muslim on the position of a detective superintendent of the Scotland Yard. Shabnam Chaudhri, who moved to Britain with her parents from Karachi at the age of 2, has been appointed detective superintendent of the Metropolitan Police Service for her ‘outstanding contribution’ to the fight against hate crime and criminal gangs. According to UK Metropolitan website, she joined police in 1989 in London against the wishes of her parents who wanted her to…

Money Laundering Case: Likely indictment of MQM founder, others today

LONDON: Charges likely to be framed against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder and other party leaders in money laundering case hearing in London on Wednesday. The MQM founder and other party leaders Muhammad Anwar, Tariq Mir and Sarfraz Merchant are likely to be indicted under money laundering charges in a hearing at the Hammersmith Magistrates Court today. In case of the indictment the MQM leaders would have to submit their answer to the chargesheet in Crown Prosecution Court on October 25. The Scotland Yard had…

Six years on, can Dr Imran Farooq’s murderers be arrested?

KARACHI: It was September 16, 2010, when one of the senior leaders and decision makers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was stabbed to death in broad daylight near his residence in London. Many fear it was a political murder, but who killed him and why? The investigation is still on.