Ashraf Javed

  • 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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  • TCrime Review LAHORE - The Lahore police department last week approved posting and transfer of 40 inspectors as station house officers in different police stations of the metropolis. Many corruption-tainted officers are among those given ‘new assignment’ under the new government in ...

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  • TLAHORE - The latest police data has revealed that murder, kidnapping, rape, robbery, and motor-vehicle-theft cases are on the rise in the Punjab province. Although the overall crime rate registered a slight decrease yet some crimes are on the ascendancy in the largest province of the country. The ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  In what appeared to be a major blow to PM Imran Khan’s claims of depoliticizing the Punjab police, the provincial government on Monday suspended Pakpattan district police officer on the “orders” of an influential person. Police sources revealed that SSP ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Incidents of fake police encounters or extrajudicial killings have dropped drastically in the Punjab province, thanks to the judiciary and rights activists. Only 43 suspects were killed by police in staged encounters in first six months of this year. The police, last year, had ...

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  • TLAHORE - Dacoits shot dead a woman in front of her husband during a road robbery in Kahna, police said on Monday. Also, gunmen riding on motorcycles robbed residences, families, motorists, and passersby in parts of the metropolis.  According to police, three gunmen shot and killed a woman when ...

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  • TLAHORE - Dacoits raped a 32-year-old woman at gunpoint during a house robbery in Lahore’s Gujjarpura last week. Armed bandits, the same week, struck the provincial capital more than 240 times successfully and made off with cash, gold ornaments, and other valuables worth millions of rupees. ...

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  • TLAHORE - Robbers raped a 32-year-old woman at gunpoint during a house robbery in Gujjarpura on early Thursday, police sources claimed. Three dacoits equipped with automatic weapons forced their entry into a house and held up the family members at gunpoint. The gunmen also collected cash, gold ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Policemen deliberately shot and killed two schoolboys in Faisalabad last week. Following the shootout, Punjab Police officers asserted that both the boys were robbers and they were killed in an armed encounter with on-duty policemen at a checkpoint on a busy road. Not enough, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Three days after gruesome murder of five members of a family over a land dispute in Burki, police have yet to arrest the killers. A senior police investigator on Thursday told The Nation that special police teams conducted raids in different parts of the metropolis but failed to make any ...

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  • TLAHORE - All the five victims of Barki shooting were buried at a local graveyard on Wednesday evening amid anger and anguish. Heavy gunfire triggered panic in the Phullarwan village as hundreds of people gathered to attend the funeral prayers of five men who were killed in a brazen gun attack on ...

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  • TLAHORE - Three brothers were among five people killed in a brazen gun attack in Lahore’s Burki neighbourhood on Tuesday morning. Police said the killings could be an outcome of land dispute. All the five victims riding on a tractor-trolley were going to fields when they came under ...

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  • TLAHORE - Police on Monday confirmed arrest of two suspects in the murder case of a 32-year-old Sindhi artist, who was killed in Lahore’s Sanda neighbourhood last month. The suspects, identified by police as Muhammad Waqas and Hassan Ali, are sons of the house-owner where the deceased was ...

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  • TLAHORE - Crime in Punjab is on the rise. According to police figures, homicide cases have spiked simultaneously in big cities and small towns. The surge in violence is attributed to rising incidents of gun crime including murder, attempted murder, kidnappings, rape, gang-rape, and robberies. The ...

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  • TLAHORE­ - A man shot dead his wife and her father in the name of honour in Sherakot, police said on Friday night. The alleged killer later surrendered himself to the police. The bodies were moved to the morgue for autopsy. The deceased were identified as Amna Bibi, 28, and her father ...

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  • TLAHORE - Police Wednesday claimed to have arrested a suspected acid attacker in a house on Bund Road. The suspect was named as Ali Hassan, who wanted to tie his knot with the victim. The latest incident of acid attack took place in the limits of Data Darbar police two days ago. Police ...

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  • TLAHORE - The polling process ended peaceful on Wednesday without any incident in Lahore. Voting ended at 06:00pm at more than 3,800 polling stations amid unprecedented security. Thousands of military personnel and police were deployed across the provincial capital to ensure free, fair, and ...

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  • TLAHORE - A state of red-alert has been declared in the Punjab province amid fears of violence during the general elections 2018 to be held countrywide on Wednesday (today). Hundreds of thousands of military personnel and police have already been deployed across the province to ensure free, ...

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  • TLAHORE - The provincial capital was put on high-alert on Monday as police threw a massive security  blanket across the city to maintain peace ahead of the polling day. Lahore capital city police officer BA Nasir claimed that at least 35,000 police including 25 SPs, 50 DSPs, and more than 200 ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Former police inspector Abid Hussain Qureshi alias Boxer, who has been on the run for 10 years, appeared before a local court in Lahore last week. Boxer is wanted to the Punjab Police in several cases of murder, attempted murder, land grab and fraud. In 2008, he had fled abroad ...

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  • TLAHORE  - A 40-year-old woman was shot dead when she was returning from a police station in Nishtar Colony on Saturday. The deceased, identified as Noreen from Khalid Nagar, has been in pursuit of justice to the murder of her husband Ashraf Ali. Ali was allegedly killed by his opponents a ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Pakistan Army, police and other law enforcement agencies have mounted one of the biggest security operations across the country as the nation prepares for key vote to be held on July 25. Military personnel will be deployed inside the polling stations to guard election staff, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif is being provided ‘all possible facilities’ at the prison cell in Adiala Jail, official sources said. However, Maryam Nawaz is living in the same jail as an ordinary prisoner. An official of the Punjab Prison Department on Thursday told ...

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  • TLAHORE - A police official ended his life after he was humiliated by a senior officer for seeking leave, police sources said on Tuesday.  The deceased was identified as Imtiaz Ahmad, an Assistant Sub-Inspector of the investigation police who was posted at the Baghbanpura police station. His ...

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  • TLAHORE - City police last week seized more than 300 shipping containers and mini trucks on the orders of Lahore DIG (Operations) Shahzad Akbar so that the provincial metropolis could be lockdown, more effectively.  The field police officers, to implement the sophisticated strategy, sprung into ...

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  • TLAHORE - City police on Saturday registered terrorism cases against more than 25 leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-N including former prime minister, chief minister, and federal ministers for leading protest rallies in Lahore on Friday. Police sources said at least 12 cases were registered ...

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  • TIslamabad/LAHORE - PML-N Quaid and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif were arrested Friday night minutes after their landing, while the party rallies failed to reach the heavily guarded Lahore airport to welcome them. Six cops were among scores of people ...

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