Tag: Policemen

6 policemen killed in twin KP bombings

PESHAWAR - Six policemen were killed and 18 injured in two bomb attacks on the police on the Ring Road on Monday. The day began with a suicide attack on a police mobile van at Garhi Qamar Din, Kohat Road, killing DSP Rasheed Khan, his driver, a police constable and two passersby.
At least 15 people were injured in the attack, senior officials said. In the second attack, a remote-controlled bomb exploded near a police van at Tajajabad checkpost on Ring Road hours after the first

Four SHOs among 16 policemen suspended for fake encounter

SIALKOT - Gujranwala DIG Tariq Masood Yaseen has suspended 16 police officials in a fake encounter case. According to details, Motra Tehsil Police Station had killed Shahid, a resident of Gujranwala, in a fake encounter.
The police had claimed that Shahid was involved in firing at a police van to get prisoners freed. Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry took the suo motu notice and SP Muhammad Shaukat was appointed as an investigation officer.
According to the report, it

Policemen have their funeral, but clues still elude investigators

LAHORE - The funeral prayers of three policemen of Mujahid Force squad who lost their lives in the bomb explosion yesterday were offered at Police Line Qila Gujjar Singh on Wednesday.
CM Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Governor Punjab Latif Khosa and several high officials including the Police IG attended the funeral prayers of policemen Haji Nazir (Chuhng), Shahbaz (Iqbal Town) and Allah Ditta who lost their lives during the Lohari Gate suicide attack on Tuesday evening.

Double salaries are not the limit for cash-starved policemen!

LAHORE - Although Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif doubled salaries of policemen, burdening the provincial exchequer to a great extent, in order to eliminate corruption from the police department, but the decision made no difference, as policemen leave no opportunity for looting the general public, Pakistan Today has learnt.
A large number of people have to face rude behaviour of policemen on a daily basis. From registration of cases to acquittal, at every step policemen

5,700 policemen deployed in Karachi: CCPO

KARACHI: At least 5,700 policemen would be deployed in Karachi to protect mourning processions and gatherings in an attempt to thwart possible terrorist attacks in the city, said Karachi Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Fayyaz Ahmed Laghari on Sunday while unveiling the security plan for Muharram in a press conference held at the Police Headquarter.
"Beside these 5,700 policemen, several others security personnel - including 1,000 commandos of the Special Protection Group

Policemen arrested for kidnapping drug dealer

FAISALABAD: In a case of abuse of police authority, three policemen were arrested for kidnapping a drug dealer who was recovered later from their custody. CIA SP Ahmed Nasir Virk narrates that he raided a hotel where the accused Ashraf Gujjar, a CIA constable posted at Makkuana, had come to collect 'monthly tip' from a notorious drug dealer Ramzan alias Jani, a resident of Factory Area.
Both the constable and the dealer were arrested by the police and during the interrogation,

Tortured policemen waiting for justice

Despite the passage of four days, Liaqatabad Police is yet to register a case of torture against three policemen of the Muhafiz Squad, who were attacked by four unidentified armed men on Sunday, Pakistan Today has learnt.
According to details, three Muhafiz Squad officials namely Naeem, Shahzad Iqbal and Shakeel were on routine patrol when they signaled the driver of a suspicious car bearing registration number 3522 to stop. The driver instead raced away, but the