Ashraf Javed

  • LAHORE - The by-polls in Lahore’s NA-120 constituency ended peacefully with no violence despite rising political temperature in the metropolis. Last week, the mega cricket series involving international players also concluded at the Gaddafi Stadium amid much fanfare. The Lahore police won ...

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  • LAHORE - The city traffic police Thursday said they were “going to readjust the traffic control plan” to facilitate motorists as authorities expect massive crowds at the Gaddafi Stadium for the final match. The three-match cricket series between Pakistan and World-XI will conclude on ...

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  • LAHORE - A 24-year-old woman is battling for life at Mayo Hospital as suffered critical burns in an acid attack by her finance, police said Wednesday. The incident took place in Defence Housing Authority late Tuesday night. The attacker is on the loose while Defence-A policeman Attaullah said they ...

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  • LAHORE - The former first lady, Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif, is likely to win Lahore’s NA-120 by-election with record votes. Even if the turnout remains low on September 17 as compared to the general elections in 2013, the PML-N candidate can secure huge votes to grab the National Assembly ...

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  • LAHORE - Authorities have closed several major roads in Lahore ahead of world cricket, citing security reasons. Paramilitary troops, police, intelligence operatives, and counterterrorism personnel are engaged in one of the biggest security operations. The T-20 cricket series named as Azadi Cup will ...

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  • LAHORE - City braces for two mega events this week - the much-needed Pakistan vs World-XI cricket series and the much-hyped by-polls in NA 120 – that pose a big challenge for the Lahore police. Tens of thousands of policemen are put on their toes. All types of leaves for the cops are ...

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  • LAHORE - Professors, police officers, business tycoons, and even auto rickshaw drivers act in the same way when it comes to violation of the traffic laws, official data shows. More than one million drivers are ticketed for violating various traffic rules annually in Pakistan’s second biggest ...

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  • LAHORE - Police have mounted one of the biggest security operations in Lahore for the next week’s mega cricket matches to be played between Pakistan and World-XI at the Gaddafi Stadium. Security has been heightened across the metropolis amid Taliban threats. Hundreds of paramilitary troops ...

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  • LAHORE: Professors, police officers, business tycoons, and illiterate auto drivers act in the same way when it comes to violation of the traffic laws. More than one million drivers are ticketed for violating various traffic rules annually in Pakistan’s second biggest city but powerful persons ...

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  • NA speaker sardar Ayaz Sadiq was ticketed for over speeding on the motorway. He had to pay Rs 1250 fine.

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  • Police on Monday said they had arrested three men allegedly involved in aerial firing outside election offices of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) in Lahore’s NA-120 constituency. A police official said security officials had also seized a vehicle and ...

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  • LAHORE - Eidul Azha, also known as Bakra Eid, is that time of the year when everyone spends the day with family. Hundreds of thousands of people leave for their hometowns as government announces Eid holidays. But duty comes first for Constable Rafaqat Ali, who is in police service for the last 12 ...

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  • LAHORE - Violent crimes saw downward trend, but to some extent, during the first seven months of 2017 as compared to the previous year in Punjab. Law enforcement officials say they are optimistic about further improvement in 2018 after launching the modern surveillance system in big cities of the ...

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  • LAHORE - Finally, Provincial Police Officer Arif Nawaz Khan has hinted that the Lahore Police Model of reform will be implemented across the Punjab province. All the regional and district police officers have been asked to replicate the schemes launched in the sprawling city in recent years. The ...

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  • LAHORE - Two boys were killed when they were doing wheelies in Baghbanpura, rescuers said on Monday. The victims were identified as sixteen-year-old Sohail and fifteen-year-old Kaka. Both sustained multiple head injuries and died at the scene, police said. A group of about 10 motorcyclists took out ...

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  • LAHORE - Capital city police officer Muhammad Amin Wains last week inaugurated the rare intelligence collection mechanism called triple-one intelligence in a bid improve police surveillance in Lahore. Officers from Constable to the rank of Deputy Inspector General of police will use a mobile phone ...

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  • LAHORE - Lahore police Saturday stepped up patrolling across the city with massive deployment of force in anticipation for the homecoming rally of ousted PM Nawaz Sharif. Thousands of police were on guard on the route of the rally as the PML-N leader left Shahdara stopover on Saturday night to ...

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  • LAHORE - The City has been put on high alert as the homecoming rally of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to arrive in the metropolis today. Authorities Friday afternoon blocked several crossings and major roads by placing heavy containers alongside the rally route to divert the traffic flow towards ...

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  • LAHORE - The Grand Trunk (GT) Road has been closed from Rawalpindi to Lahore as ousted PM Nawaz Sharif is rallying to his hometown. Motorists, as alternative route, are provided the comparatively costly Motorway, where road users have to pay three-folds more toll tax as compared to GT Road. Also, ...

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  • LAHORE: Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said on Tuesday that former PM Nawaz Sharif was seeking an NRO from the army. "Nawaz Sharif is seeking an NRO from the army," he said while addressing the participants  of PAT rally. "You can go anywhere you want Nawaz Sharif, the ill ...

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  • LAHORE - The counter terrorism department on Tuesday began probe into the truck bomb blast that left two people dead at a parking stand on the Outfall Road. Some 30 people, mostly passersby, were also injured in the massive explosion that rocked a major part of the metropolis. A few hours after the ...

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  • LAHORE - A man died and two dozen others were wounded when a massive truck bomb ripped through Lahore’s Bund Road on Monday night. A baby girl and many passersby were among the victims. Punjab’s counter terrorism department officers were at the scene till late Monday. Police said they ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leadership is yet to inform the Lahore police about the travel plan of Nawaz Sharif who is scheduled to reach his hometown this week. “The city police have not been informed about the former prime minister return plan so far” a senior official ...

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  • LAHORE - Thousands of police are put on high-alert across the province to ensure foolproof security as the provincial metropolis prepares to welcome ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is expected to reach his hometown by road from Islamabad in the current week. It was learnt on Sunday that the ...

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  • LAHORE - Arif Nawaz Khan, the new Inspector General of Police in Punjab, faces a host of complex issues; from political turmoil to terrorism and rising crime rate to rampant corruption. After months-long deliberations, the additional inspector general of police was picked from a few senior most ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Police on Friday marked the Police Martyrs Day by holding special ceremonies, candlelight vigils and rallies across the province. August 4 is marked as National Police Martyrs Day across the country every year to remember the sacrifices of policemen. Authorities spread a massive ...

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  • LAHORE - A man arrested by Okara police allegedly for raping his own daughter was found hanged in the police lock-up on Saturday morning. Police claimed he committed suicide. The resident of Satgarah ended his life by hanging himself with the ceiling fan, barely hours after he was implicated by ...

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  • LAHORE - A smart contingent of police presented salute to newly-appointed inspector general of police, Arif Nawaz Khan, as he arrived at the central police office on Wednesday morning. The provincial police chief vowed to keep fighting terrorist groups saying that “elimination of ...

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  • LAHORE - The government has failed to appoint inspector general of police (IGP) on permanent basis in the Punjab province amid growing political tension. The most powerful police slot is lying vacant for the last couple of months, and the matters comes to the spotlight as the terrorists have ...

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  • LAHORE - As many as 28 people were killed Monday afternoon when a Taliban suicide bomber exploded his explosives-laden bike near a police party in a bustling area of Lahore. Nine of those martyred in Kot Lakhpat neighbourhood attack were police officials. And, there were fears the death toll could ...

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