Thursday November 30, 2023


By our correspondents
November 07, 2016

72 police personnel suspended

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NAWABSHAH: SSP Tanveer Hussain Tunio has suspended 72 police personnel, including a Station House Officer, on charges of negligence in duty.  The SSP told the media that public complaints against the police officials were continuously pouring in, accusing them of giving less time to their duties.  The drug peddlers and other street criminals had been out of their reach, he said.  The SSP said that a series of complaints against the SHO of A- Section Police Station, Maqsood Channa, and other staff were the basis of their suspension.


25 cops suspended in Karak

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KARAK: Twenty-five police head constables and police constables in the district were suspended for negligence.Police sources informed here on Sunday that four head constables and 21 constables of Karak Police Station were suspended by district police officer (DPO) Karak for their alleged negligence in their official duties. Two members committee comprising DSP headquarters Mehar Ali and line officer Idrees Khan were deputed to probe the case.The sources said that show-cause notices have been served on them and they were charged on the basis of allegations of remaining absent from their special security duties. The DPO said they would be sacked from their jobs if the allegations were proved against them.


HELD   SRINAGAR: Terming the Jammu massacre of 1947 as the worst tragedy, the Chairman of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, has said that the slaughtering of hundreds of thousands of Muslims by the Dogra army, the Indian forces, Hindutwa fascist groups like the RSS and the Shiv Sena and other communal forces, is a brazen and most barbaric incident human history can ever witness. 


HELD   SRINAGAR: The Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, has said the massacre of more than 300,000 Muslims in Jammu on November 6, 1947 is the blackest day of human history.


102kg hashish, 8kg of heroin seized in Charsadda

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CHARSADDA: The police claimed to have seized 102 kilograms of hashish and eight kg heroin during snap checking on Sardaryab checkpost on Sunday. The police said acting on a tip-off, the police signalled a vehicle (LES-7511) to stop. On thorough search, the police recovered 102 kg of hashish and eight kg of heroin from the hidden cavities of the passenger vehicle. The police after arresting the driver Muhammad Tariq impounded the vehicle.


PTI worker tortured by ANP leader

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PESHAWAR: A local leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf complained he was tortured by a leader of the Awami National Party in Yakatoot on Sunday.The PTI workers told the Yakatoot police that ANP office-bearer Haroon Bilour allegedly tortured a PTI worker Aurangzeb, who had a clash with the members of the Bilour family in local bodies’ elections last year. He was taken to hospital after sustaining injuries.On the other hand, Haroon complained that the PTI worker pointed gun at him. Both the parties have lodged complaints against each other at the Yakatoot police station.


One killed, eight wounded in accident

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PESHAWAR: One person was killed and eight wounded in a road accident on Kohat Road near Badaber on Sunday.According to the Rescue 1122, one person died while eight others wounded in a road accident near Badaber. The wounded were rushed to hospital. Police said the wounded included law-enforcers traveling In a coach.


Five outlaws arrested by Capital police

Islamabad: Islamabad Police have arrested five outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered wine, cash and stolen valuables from their possession, a police spokesman said.He said that Aabpara Police arrested Asim Younas and recovered 20 litre liquor from him. CIA police team arrested two Shahbaz and Abbas and recovered stolen cash and other valuables from them.Industrial Area police arrested Mustafa Khan and recovered two wine bottles from him. Margalla Police arrested Imran and recovered three wine bottles from him.Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway from them.


Karak residents stop SNGPL officials from repair work

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KARAK: The residents of Nari Panos and Bahaderkhel union councils Sunday forcibly stopped the officials and workers of the Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) from repairing the main transmission line leading to Dera Ismail Khan and some parts of Punjab to protest non-provision of gas to the area. Led by Inayat Shah, Haider and Raza Khan, the protesters reached Nari Panos main bus stop and forced the officials and workers of SNGPL to stop work on the main transmission line of gas leading to Dera Ismail Khan Khan, Bannu, Lakki Marwat and some parts of the Punjab province. A later a large number of people also came out of their houses and blocked the main road for traffic. They chanted slogans against the SNGPL officials and complained that the people of both the union councils were deprived of the gas facility. “The gas is extracted from our area but we are being deprived of the facility,” said one of the elders.

Explosive device defused in Safi Tehsil

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GHALLANAI: The security forces on Saturday defused an improvised explosive device, which was planted on a roadside in Safi tehsil of Mohmand Agency, official sources said.They said that the security forces spotted the explosive device during a routine checking on the Peshawar-Bajaur Road in the Qandaro area in Safi tehsil and defused it.They said that the Khassadar personnel launched a search soon after the recovery of the explosive device in the area and arrested nine tribesmen under the collective responsibility section of the Frontier Crimes Regulation. They said that arrested tribesmen were shifted to the prison in Ghallanai.Assistant Political Agent Haseebur Rehman said that the arrested tribesmen included some suspected persons.


KP ACE resumes probe against former minister

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MANSEHRA: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE), Torghar, has resumed its probe against former provincial minister Nimroz Khan in the alleged embezzlement case of Zakat funds. The ACE restarted the investigation into its suspended inquiry after the Peshawar High Court ordered it to continue its probe against the former minister belonging to the Awami National Party (ANP). The Peshawar High Court had earlier restrained the ACE from conducting an inquiry against Nimroz Khan last year when he filed a petition against the probe. According to sources in the ACE, Nimroz Khan, who was the minister for Haj and Zakat in the ANP-PPP coalition government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from 2008-2013, had embezzled funds through fake and unregistered seminaries. The funds, which were meant only for registered seminaries, were withdrawn in the name of individuals and unregistered seminaries.


Two cops dead in accident

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JARANWALA: Two policemen were crushed to death in an accident near Adda 76/GB on Saturday. Muhammad Rafiq and Mubarak Ali of Satiana police station were on patrolling duty on the Satiana-Faisalabad Road when an oil tanker hit their bike. As a result, both the cops died on the spot. The dead bodies of the deceased constables were sent to their villages.


Qul of former chairman BISE

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PESHAWAR: The Qul of Khalid Abdul Ghafoor Khan, a retired wing commander and former chairman of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Peshawar, will be observed today (Monday) at 2pm at 42-E, Jamalluddin Afghani Road, University Town. He was the father of Nasir Ghafoor, chief Executive Officer of WSSC, Mardan, and Dr Aamir Ghafoor Khan, ex-medical director of the LRH.


Woman shot dead in Karak

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KARAK: Unidentified persons gunned down a woman in Kundi area of Tehsil Banda Daud Shah on Sunday. Police sources said that the wife of Abdul Ghafoor was shot dead in Kundi area. Abdul Ghafoor got registered a first information report (FIR) at the Gurguri Police Station against unidentified killers.