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Protest held against police for protecting murder suspect

LAHORE – Dozens of people held a protest outside the Lahore Press Club on Monday against the Ferozwala Police for allegedly protecting the accused who killed an 18-year-old youth on late Sunday. The angry protesters placed the dead body of victim Muhammad Zubair, son of Nasir Mehmood, in front of the Lahore Press Club and chanted slogans against the role of the Ferozwala Police towards the accused. The protesters also blocked the road and burnt tyres. The protestors, including women

Bali bomb suspect arrested in Pakistan: Indonesia

ISLAMABAD – An alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings that killed more than 200 people has been arrested in Pakistan, senior Indonesian and Pakistani officials said on Wednesday.
A Pakistani security official said Umar Patek had been arrested by Pakistani security agencies, but would not say when and where he was arrested. “Yes it is confirmed we have arrested him, he is in Pakistan,” the official told AFP. He also said that Patek’s links to any militant group in Pakistan

Maldives releases terror suspect

COLOMBO – Maldives police Sunday said they had released a man suspected of plotting an attack on the ICC World Cup taking place in South Asia. Maldivian national Iqbal Mohamed, 42, was arrested on March 10 as he arrived at Male International airport from Pakistan following a tip-off from the international police body Interpol.
“He (Mohamed) is no longer in our custody. He was released over the weekend on a court order,” police spokesman said.

France arrests top Basque suspect posing as tourist

WILLENCOURT – Police arrested a suspected Basque separatist commander posing as a holidaymaker with accomplices in a remote village in France, officials and locals told AFP on Friday. The counter-terrorism squad swooped on the cottage where the four suspects were living in an overnight raid in the sleepy countryside hamlet south of Dunkirk in northern France. The Spanish interior ministry said in a statement Friday that French police had identified Alejandro Zobaran Arriola, 30,

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