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Rawalpindi transport union leader shot dead

This article was first published in The Express Tribune on Aug 16, 2013. Islamabad – The president of the twin cities’ transporters union was buried at a graveyard in Rawalpindi on Thursday afternoon. Malik Sultan Awan was allegedly murdered by two assailants in Harley Street on Wednesday night moments after he had dropped off a […]

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Security beefed up in the federal capital

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Aug 6, 2013. Islamabad – The Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan chaired a meeting of senior police officers in Islamabad on Monday, as security remained on high alert in the city for the second day amid […]

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Suspected terrorists hold woman hostage, rob car for escape on Margalla Road

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Aug 4, 2013. Dramatic scenes were witnessed on Saturday afternoon on the Margalla Road near Fatima Jinnah Park after two men engaged in a gun battle with the police and managed to escape in a stolen car. According to police, officers […]

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Inquiry ordered against Aabpara SHO

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Oct 30, 2012. Islamabad – The interior ministry on Saturday took notice of an incident in which Aabpara’s area police chief thrashed a private security guard stationed outside a private bank branch in Aabpara. The on-duty Station House Officer (SHO) of […]

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Linked shootings led to anti-gang task force

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on July 29, 2011. COLUMBIA — The task force that arrested 11 people in Columbia this week was created after police suspected some recent shooting incidents in the city might be connected. “There was some information that some of the shootings might have been in retaliation […]

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Anti-gang task force makes arrests

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on July 28, 2011. COLUMBIA — Ten adults and one juvenile have been arrested since Monday by a task force aimed at combating gang activities, Columbia police said Thursday. The task force is made up of Columbia Police Department officers, Boone County Sheriff’s Department deputies, FBI agents and […]

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Public Defender rejetcts triple homicide suspect’s appeal

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Nov 19, 2010. COLUMBIA — The Missouri State Public Defender System on Friday turned down a second application  from the man arrested in October in relation to a triple homicide in Callaway County. Joshua William Maylee’s request was denied in a counsel status hearing, Callaway […]

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Man, mother arrested in assault case

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Nov 5, 2010. COLUMBIA — A Columbia man and his mother were arrested early Friday morning for suspected involvement in a stabbing incident, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department said. Ja’Vante Thomas, 18, and his mother, Jennifer Thomas, 34, were taken into custody after a heated […]

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Police respond to nine burglaries

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Oct 24, 2010. COLUMBIA — Nine burglaries were reported over the weekend. The incidents occurred between Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department. It is likely that perpetrators took advantage of people leaving their homes for […]

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