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Islamabad: FIR registered against man for threatening woman in viral video

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: Islamabad police on Friday registered a case against a man after a video of him beating, threatening and thrashing a woman went viral on social media.  The video of the incident, which went viral on social media, shows a man identified as Wasif Abbasi holding a gun and threatening a woman before thrashing her brutally in the end. As people called for action against Abbasi, Islamabad police located the woman and inquired her about the incident before registering a case in Ramna police…

Former investigator of Baldia factory fire case receiving threats, court told

KARACHI: Former investigation officer of the Baldia factory inferno case Jahanzeb on Saturday moved an application in an anti-terrorism seeking directives for Karachi police to provide him protection. In his application, he stated that he has been receiving calls from unknown numbers, threatening him with dire consequences. Public prosecutor Sajid Mehbob told the ATC judge that the police are ready to provide protection to the former IO. He said police will help trace the callers extending life threats. The ATC,…

Judge receives death threats in child abuse case

LOS ANGELES: A US judge has received death threats after granting bail to five suspects in a case involving nearly a dozen allegedly malnourished children found at a remote compound in New Mexico. Judge Sarah Backus granted the three men and two women -- described by authorities as extremists -- bail on Monday on grounds that prosecutors had failed to present clear and convincing evidence that they posed a threat. Her decision, linked to bail reforms adopted in the western US state two years ago, stunned many in the…