Ashraf Javed

  • TLAHORE   -   In order to keep tabs on policemen, high-tech CCTV cameras will be installed inside the lockups of all 722 police stations across the Punjab province. Officials say this initiative will help end complaints of police torture on crime suspects in the lockup or during ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   More than half of the women in Punjab prisons are locked up for drugs offences while the second highest number comprises of those charged or convicted in murder cases. Out of total 881 women, at least 549 are reported to be under trial prisoners while 311 are ...

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  • TLahore - Rescue workers Saturday found the body of a newborn from the heap of garbage near a busy crossing in Ghaziabad police area. The body was moved to the morgue. A police official said some passerby the body of the newborn lying on the heaps of garbage in an empty plot near Butt Chowk and ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   The Punjab government on Friday proposed huge funds under the head of “public order and safety affairs” during the fiscal year 2019-20, raising annual allocation to Rs178 billion from last year’s Rs161 billion. The budget documents reveal the ...

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  • TLAHORE    -  The National Accountability Bureau on Friday claimed to have arrested Punjab Minister for Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Muhammad Sibtain Khan on corruption charges. The provincial minister has been accused of awarding illegal contracts and causing losses to the ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  A newly-wed woman was strangled by her brother in Lahore’s Burki neighbourhood days after she contracted marriage against the will of her parents, police said on Thursday. The body was shifted to the morgue for autopsy. The deceased was identified by police Mahwish ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  The overall crime rate is on the rise in Punjab, the latest police data reveals. The provincial police reported a record number of cases during the first five months of this year as compared to the previous, suggesting a considerable surge in criminal incidents across the ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  The Services Hospital medical su­perintendent has directed his staff to make every motorcyclist, who lands in the hospital’s emergency, wear hel­met. For a few minutes, the staff put a helmet on every motorcyclist’s head before treating the injuries ...

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  • TLahore   -    The Services Hospital medical superintendent has directed his staff to make every motorcyclist, who lands in the hospital’s emergency, wear helmet. For a few minutes, the staff put a helmet on every motorcyclist’s head before treating the injuries ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   Police on Friday confirmed the arrest of eight suspects involved in the shooting which left 10 people dead in district Multan on Eid Day. Another nine people were also injured in the gun attack and are still under intensive medical care at a hospital. Police sources said ...

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  • TLAHORE   -    A rickshaw driver died in hospital on Friday, almost one and half month after he was shot at and wounded during clash over drinking cold water from a roadside cooler in Township. The deceased, identified as Amir, was the breadwinner for his family. Police ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday filed a corruption reference against MNA Khawaja Saad Rafique, his brother MPA Salman Rafique and three other persons in the Paragon City Housing scam. Both the PML-N leaders are among five prime suspects named in the ...

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  • TLAHORE  -    Anti-terrorism court in Gujranwala on Friday awarded jail terms to three members of the Jaish-e-Muhammad group on charges of collecting donations. According to Punjab’s counterterrorism department, the suspects were sentenced to five years jail each in three ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The National Accountability Bureau on Wednesday arrested six property dealers for cheating public at large in the name housing schemes.  An official said the suspects robbed many innocent people by launching fake housing project. They also collected more than Rs 150million ...

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  • TLAHORE - Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz Sharif, once again, will appear before national accountability bureau in Lahore on Wednesday (today). The Lahore NAB summoned the PMLN leader to appear before a joint investigation team probing allegations of money laundering and ...

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  • TLAHORE - A teen boy was shot dead by a private security guard as they clashed over entry to a garden in Batapur, police said on Tuesday. The body was moved to the morgue fro autopsy. The deceased was identified by police as 18-year-old Syed Haseeb Haider, a resident of Canal Forts. Qamar Abbas, ...

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  • TLAHORE - The National Accountability Bureau on Saturday filed a corruption reference against a gang involved in blackmailing NAB chief Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal and six other people. The development comes a few days after two controversial audio and video recordings involving chief of the ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  Punjab’s counterterrorism department on Friday claimed to have arrested six suspects linked to different banned outfits for collecting donations in the holy month of Ramazan. The arrests were made during CTD raids in Lahore, Multan, Gujranwala, and Rawalpindi ...

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  • TLAHORE - Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif spends most of the time inside the air-conditioned prison, although he gets up early in the morning and sleeps late. An air-conditioner, LCD, and three servants are provided to the PML-N leader who lives in a small but separate prison cell in ...

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  • TLAHORE - PML-N leaders on Thursday briefed ousted premier Nawaz Sharif about the developing political situation in the country during their weekly meeting at the Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail. The move comes a few days after the Opposition parties converged at an Iftar dinner hosted by PPP leader ...

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  • TLAHORE - The provincial Counter-Terrorism Department on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a key suspect in connection with the suicide blast outside Data Darbar in Lahore early this month. A CTD official also revealed that the suicide bomber, who targeted an elite police vehicle on the gate of the ...

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  • TLAHORE - A video-clip showing brutal police torture on a young man in the lockup of Lytton Road police went viral Tuesday. Police sources revealed that the suspect was arrested on charges of doing wheelie. They say the suspect was captured when he was performing stunts.  The 38-second mobile ...

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  • TLAHORE - Two children as young as five-year-old were found suffocated in a small flour-container in Lahore’s Hanjarwal on Saturday afternoon, rescue workers said. A police official said the children were playing hide and seek at their house when they entered a small container placed in the ...

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  • TLAHORE - A patrol of the Dolphin Force allegedly shot dead a Christian woman in Lahore’s Nishtar Colony late on Friday. The death sparked anti-police protests as hundreds of members of the Christian community took to streets to condemn the latest killing of a citizen in alleged police ...

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  • TLAHORE  -    It was a lavish wedding party at a farmhouse in Lahore’s suburb on weekend. Hundreds of guests had seated but the host family was still waiting for the latecomers. Many of the guests arrived on latest model cars including sport utility vehicles or SUVs. Each ...

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  • TLAHORE - Police bigwigs visited the residences of police martyrs in Kasur and Gujranwala on Saturday to express solidarity with their families. IGP Arif Nawaz Khan visited the house of martyred elite police force official Shahid Nazeer at Mustafabad in Kasur. The IGP met the family members of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Another two under-trial prisoners died at a jail hospital in Lahore, police said on Saturday. The bodies were sent to the morgue for autopsy. Police sources said both the prisoners were rushed to hospital after their condition deteriorated. The deceased were identified as Muhammad Ahmad ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   Police and intelligence operatives raided a house in Lahore’s Garhi Shahu and arrested four suspects in connection with the deadly suicide blast outside the Data Darbar. Security officials entered the rented house late Thursday and arrested two facilitators ...

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  • TLAHORE  -    Two children, as young as five-year-old, were burnt alive and another two wounded critically when a huge fire erupted inside a house located on Walton Road Friday. Rescue workers said two of the victims died on the spot. They said that a baby girl and a 30-year-old ...

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  • TLAHORE - The death toll in suicide blast outside Data Darbar rises to 11 as another police official succumbed to injuries at the Mayo Hospital on early Thursday. More than 25 people are still under treatment at different hospitals and several among them are said to be in critical condition. A ...

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