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Seven suspected terrorists held

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 2, 2014. Islamabad – Capital police on Saturday obtained a six-day physical remand for seven suspected terrorists who were arrested from the Tarlai area during a search operation late on Friday night. According to the senior police officials, the arrests […]

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No arrests even after two days of G-9 murder, firing

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 17, 2014, Islamabad – Police failed to make any arrests during raids conducted on the houses of traders who were involved in a Saturday firing incident in G-9 Markaz. One man was killed and seven others injured when one group […]

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Body buried after case registered against police

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 14, 2014. Islamabad -The Kohsar police station have registered a murder case against two of its policemen in connection with the death of a man in their custody, while a specially constituted medical board on Thursday issued an interim report […]

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Man dies in custody, relatives reject police claim that it was suicide

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 13, 2014. Islamabad – Relatives of a man who had died in police custody at the Kohsar police station on Tuesday filed a complaint with the same police station to register a murder case against the police, alleging the man […]

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Suspects arrests, explosives seized

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 5, 2014. Islamabad – Islamabad Police claimed they have arrested two suspected terrorists from the Rawat area of the federal capital late on Friday night. According to police, the two suspects were arrested from near T Chowk on main Grand […]

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Religious party worker gunned down

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 4, 2014. Islamabad – Unidentified assailants gunned down two people including a local leader of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ) in the federal capital on Friday evening. According to police and eyewitnesses, ASWJ Islamabad chapter’s General Secretary, Mufti Muneer […]

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Suspected Muharram attackers arrested

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Nov 10, 2013. Islamabad – Security agencies arrested at least three alleged terrorists from the federal capital on Friday on the suspicion of plotting to attack Muharram processions in Islamabad. According to sources, the suspects were arrested during a raid in Islamabad’s […]

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Police try once again to win public’s trust through committees, not a change in attitude

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Nov 9, 2013. Islamabad – The capital’s police put its plan of overcoming the trust deficit between Islamabad residents and police in to practice on Friday. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sikandar Hayat and members of a newly formed “citizen police […]

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Stolen cars returned

Islamabad – Four months after Shahid Mehmood’s white Suzuki Mehran was stolen from outside the Nawaz Sharif Park in Rawalpindi, Mehmood gave up hope of ever recovering the car. During those four months from September 2012 to January 2013, Mehmood, a resident of Satellite Town who runs a shop in the Commercial Market, said he […]

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Alleged murderer confesses to six murders

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Oct 22, 2013. Islamabad – The murders of six people, including five of the same family, whose bodies were found in the federal capital on October 14, were planned and carried out by a relative of the family, Islamabad’s police chief […]

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