Ashraf Javed

  • TLAHORE - The National Accountability Bureau has requested the Interior Ministry to place on the exit control list the names of Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz Sharif and his brother Salman Shehbaz. A NAB spokesman on Friday told reporters in Lahore that the authority had sent ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   A girl student of a private university was found dead in hostel room in Johar Town on early Thursday. Her body was moved to morgue for autopsy.  Police indentified the deceased as 20-year-old Rozina, a resident of Sialkot. Rozina, a medical student in Lahore, was ...

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  • TLAHORE - A woman and her two daughters were killed and another wounded critically during a gun attack at a graveyard in the Shadbagh police precincts on Wednesday morning. Police sources said three of the four victims expired on the spot while another girl was shifted to a hospital with multiple ...

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  • TLAHORE - In a major breakthrough, the National Accountability Bureau Wednesday arrested the director of the Paragon City housing project in connection with a mega corruption case. The latest arrest comes as the anti-corruption authority widens the scope of investigations involving major corruption ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Police in Punjab have failed to identify even a single suspect in no less than 12,000 crimes reported in first nine months of this year across the province. The latest police data shows that thousands of crimes including murder, robbery, kidnappings, burglary, and vehicle theft ...

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  • TLAHORE - Incidents of armed robberies, motor-vehicle snatching and cattle-theft swelled to an alarming level in Punjab in first 9 months of this year as compared to the previous one. The latest police data also shows that murder, attempted murder, abduction, kidnapping for ransom, rape, and ...

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  • TLAHORE - A teen boy armed with knife was shot dead by a Dolphins police patrol in Sabzazar on Saturday, eyewitness said. A police official was also injured in the knife attack. Police said the “knife-wielding man” was shot in the chest after he attacked policemen. The man died on the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/Lahore - Only a day after the government reached an agreement with the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan to get the protests called off throughout the country, it decided to launch a countrywide crackdown on those who caused loss to public and private property. As part of the crackdown, both ...

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  • TLAHORE - Protests in Punjab continued for the third day on Friday despite stern warnings by the government. Religious activists protesting against the acquittal of Christian woman Aasia Bibi turned out in cities and towns across the province, defying the government warnings. The provincial ...

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  • TLAHORE - The protest by Tehrik-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah against the acquittal of Aasia Bibi continued for the second day Thursday, leaving the masses in the lurch. Despite Prime Minister Irman Khan’s warning, mobsters rule the roost in the provincial metropolis as well as some other ...

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  • TLAHORE - Police and other law enforcement agencies virtually disappeared as religious parties’ activists took over all major roads in the metropolis in protest against Supreme Court’s verdict in a blasphemy case. As the top court announced its verdict in the blasphemy case involving ...

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  • TLAHORE - Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz Sharif and his brother Salman Shehbaz Sharif failed to appear at the National Accountability Bureau office on Tuesday. Both sons of former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif were summoned by the anti-graft body to appear before a ...

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  • TLAHORE - The police department, in principle, has decided to reintroduce the ancient uniform for policemen in the Punjab province. All the police officials will once again start wearing the old uniform – black shirt with khaki pant – by the end of next year. The PMLN-led Punjab ...

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  • TLAHORE - Police are going through CCTV footage to identify suspects who snatched away a newborn from the nursery ward of a leading state-run hospital, early this week. Police officer Ali Waseem Friday said the footage would be helpful, although police investigators were using all available ...

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  • TLAHORE - The city police on Thursday rescued an eleven-year-old boy in a dramatic raid at a house in Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Ravi. A gunman was also killed by police during the late night operation. Heavily-armed police took part in the operation launched in the densely-populated locality late ...

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  • TLAHORE - Police on Wednesday raided the house of notorious land-grabber Mansha Ali Khokhar alias Mansha Bomb in Lahore and seized huge cash, gold ornaments, and firearms from different rooms. Police official Moaz Zafar while addressing a press conference at his office said that the police were ...

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  • TLAHORE - The city witnessed worst traffic mess on Tuesday as police failed to handle snarl-ups on several key roads. The situation worsened in the evening as people left their offices for homes. Also, roadblocks multiplied miseries of motorists when traffic wardens diverted the flow of traffic ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Police Inspector General Amjad Javid Saleemi last week transferred dozens of police officers to entertain some parliamentarians, thanks to the federal government for abruptly removing the former police chief. Former IGP Muhammad Tahir was shown the door after he refused to ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  A man convicted of raping and murdering at least five children in Kasur district was hanged in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail before dawn on Wednesday. Twenty-five-year-old Imran Ali was executed in presence of Muhammad Amin Ansari, father of seven-year-old Zainab, one ...

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  • TLAHORE - Amjad Javed Saleemi on Monday took charge as Punjab Police Inspector General to lead the country’s largest law enforcement agency. Saleemi has replaced Muhammad Tahir, who was abruptly removed from the top slot after developing differences with the Punjab government over some ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab province has witnessed record increase in the crime rate during the first eight months of this year as compared to the previous. The latest police data reveals that the incidents of murder, attempted murder, abduction, kidnapping for ransom, rape, and gang-rape are on the rise. ...

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  • TLAHORE - After one-year-long lull, a condemned prisoner and notorious criminal Imran Ali will be executed in Lahore’s central jail on Wednesday. The prison staff has finalised arrangements to execute the serial rapist-cum-killer in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail on October 17. But, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Five gunmen robbed three shops on a busy road in Mughalpura and fled after collecting cash and valuable worth Rs500,000, police sources claimed on Friday. Eyewitnesses told the police that five dacoits equipped with automatic weapons forced their entry into a bakery located on the Shalimar ...

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  • TLAHORE - The power tussle between a group of top police officers and the provincial government is growing in Punjab after the federal government abruptly transferred the provincial police officer to entertain a blue-eyed officer. Punjab Police Inspector General Muhammad Tahir on Wednesday skipped ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  City police last week registered a criminal case against the son of Punjab Housing Minister Mian Mahmood-ur-Rasheed and his friends for kidnapping and assaulting a police patrol in the Ghalib Market area. The attackers also snatched away official rifles, wireless sets, and ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Prisons Minister Zawar Hussain Warraich last week conducted a pre-dawn raid on Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail in the name of “inspection” and caused embarrassment to many in the provincial hierarchy. The first-ever visit to a jail by the provincial minister since the ...

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  • TLAHORE - All mourning processions in big cities and small towns ended peacefully throughout the country on Friday amid extraordinary security measures. There was not even a single untoward incident reported on Ashura across the country despite terror threats. In Punjab cities, tens of thousands of ...

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  • TLAHORE - A senior police officer has come up with a novel idea to curb violations of traffic rules in the provincial metropolis. Lahore DIG (Operations) Shahzad Akbar has recommended to the Punjab Police Inspector General that the penalty or fine on violations of traffic laws should be enhanced ...

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  • TLAHORE - Lahore’s CIA police last week said they smashed eight gangs of criminals and arrested their 27 members involved in armed robberies, theft and auto-lifting cases. Two constables of the Dolphin force were also among those arrested. According to police department, Constable Bilal Ahmad ...

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  • TLAHORE - Robbers killed an old woman at a house in posh EME Housing Society and escaped after collecting cash and gold ornaments, police said on Tuesday. The deceased woman was identified by police as 82-year-old Safia Bibi, a resident of (E Block) EME Housing Society in the Chuhng police ...

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