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Dubai executes child’s killer, first in 10 years

Dubai executes child’s killer, first in 10 years

DUBAI – Dubai carried out a death sentence for the first time in 10 years on Thursday, executing an Emirati man found guilty of raping and murdering a Pakistani child, official media reported. Rashid Rabia al-Rashidi, who had been found guilty of the rape and pre-meditated murder of a four-year-old Pakistani boy in a Dubai mosque, had exhausted all legal avenues, the official WAM news agency said.
The 30-year-old Emirati was sentenced to death in January 2010, after he confessed

John Woo’s ‘The Killer’ to get 3D remake

A second John Woo gangster classic will be updated with South Korean talent. A publicists’ statement says Woo will produce the 3D, English-language version of his 1989 crime thriller ‘The Killer.’ The Lion Rock Productions film will be directed by Korean-American John H Lee and star South Korean actor Jung Woo-sung.
His credits include ‘Reign of Assassins’ and ‘The Good, the Bad and the Weird.’ The 1989 original starred Chow Yun-fat as a hitman who takes a final job to pay for

Cancer is 2nd biggest killer in Pakistan

LAHORE – Cancer is the second biggest killer in Pakistan, participants of the third National Cancer Surgery Conference said on Saturday. In the last 3 days, eminent surgeons from the UK, US and different cities of Pakistan showed state-of-art operations to more than 200 surgeons.
On Saturday, around 55 surgeons presented their research papers with 500 doctors participating. During the mid-session there was a debate on “Why are we not getting optimal results from cancer surgery”.

Police unable to arrest wife’s killer

LAHORE – Police was still unable to arrest the accused who allegedly strangulated his wife in the jurisdiction of the Liaquatabad Police Station while Station House Officer Sarfraz Shah said they were conducting raids at various places and would confiscate the culprits soon.
Reportedly, the accused Muhammad sabir, a resident of Kot Khawaja Saeed, contracted two marriages with Aqsa and Shameem. SHO said the first wife of the accused Aqsa urged him to beat his second wife shameem

ATC remands DSP Ranjha’s alleged killer

Karachi – An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday remanded the alleged assassin of DSP Nawaz Ranjha into judicial custody.
ATC Administrative Judge Sajjad Ali Shah sent the suspect identified as Shakirullah to the Karachi Central Prison for a week.
According to the prosecution, Shakirullah was allegedly involved in the murder of two police officials DSP Ranjha and Inspector Nasirul Hassan.
Police had arrested the suspect from the Karachi airport when he was about to

Frenchman’s Yemeni killer gets death, Awlaqi 10 years

SANAA – Yemen on Monday sentenced to death a Yemeni teenager convicted of killing a Frenchman, and handed down a 10-year jail sentence in absentia on US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi whom it accuses of motivating the crime. A Sanaa criminal court specialised in terrorism passed the death sentence on Hisham Mohammed Assem after convicting him of killing French energy contractor Jacques Spagnolo near Sanaa last October. “I reject the verdict and will appeal,” 19-year-old Assem, wearing a

QATIL KAUN? – A REVIEW – Do you know who the killer is?

LAHORE – The book ‘Qatil Kaun?’ is a compilation of important information, photos, interviews and comments of important personnel on the assassination of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, which would leave readers astonished.
This book and the idea is the property of a renowned journalist, political analyst and a writer, Sohail Warraich. The book takes the reader into the minutest detail that answers all the queries an individual has in his mind about the incident the took place in Liaqat

Four years in the making – Killer quacks beware!

KARACHI – Four years after the bill was drafted, the Sindh Health Department has once again decided to move the draft of the ‘Sindh Registration and Regulation of Private Hospitals and Clinics Bill-2011’ in the provincial assembly for the final approval.
The Health Department has sent the draft of the bill to the Sindh chief secretary for official formalities, after which it would be sent to the provincial assembly through the Chief Minister’s House.
Sources told Pakistan

The flip side of the coin – Sunni Tehreek plans to provide killer legal assistance

LAHORE – The Sunni Tehreek would provide complete legal assistance to former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer’s assassin Mumtaz Qadri, Sunni Ittehad Council Chairman Fazal Karim said on Sunday.
He was speaking at a religious conference at the Aiwan-e-Iqbal Auditorium. Karim condemned protests in Taseer’s favour saying that no civil society or non-governmental organisations (NGO) ever held a protest against killings of Sunnis in terrorist attacks at the Jamia Naeemia, Nishtar Park

Qadri is a killer not a hero: QAU students

ISLAMABAD – Punjab Governor Salman Taseer’s killer Mamtaz Qadri should not be given the status of a hero, instead he must be treated like a killer, said Quaid-i-Azam University students on Friday.
The students staged a protest rally against the killing of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer in the varsity’s premises and demanded that Qadri must be hanged quickly. They were carrying placards and banner inscribed with slogans against Taseer’s killer and chanted slogans against the

Flowers showered on Taseer’s killer in court

ISLAMABAD – A local court on Wednesday ordered a one-day remand in police custody of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer’s killer Malik Mumtaz Qadri.
Qadri, an Elite Force Punjab constable, was produced before duty magistrate Naeem Shaukat, who sent him on a one-day transit remand. The court ordered the assassin to be produced before Anti-Terrorism Court in Rawalpindi today (Thursday). The court also ordered police to get a medical examination of Qadri.
Meanwhile, the

Governor’s assassination – Killer has no remorse!

ISLAMABAD – “I killed the governor because he was supporting a blasphemer and demanding the repeal of blasphemy laws,” said Mumtaz Qadri, the man who killed Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer on Tuesday
His images aired on the TV channels soon after the incident, showing him calm and composed, satisfied with the act he just carried out. Qadri, a police constable deputed with the governor as part of his security team, was born on January 1, 1985, and joined the Punjab Police in 2003.