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SC directs AGP, provincial AGs to submit strategy to save masses from police culture ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday directed the Attorney General for Pakistan and all provincial Advocate Generals to submit a solid strategy to save the people from the police culture through fake and false case and inefficient method of investigation.The two-member headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja resumed hearing of the case. The court observed that departmental inquires are held over false cases against the lower ranks of police officials but during last 70 years no inquiry had been held against higher officers of the police department.Justice Jawwad remarked that if a police officer repeats the wrong doings even after getting departmental punishment then why he is not removed from the service.A lot of problems can be resolved by introducing online First Information Report (FIR) system, he said and added that the prosecution department has referred about 500 complaints regarding inefficient investigation to IG Punjab but nothing had ...

Dry weather forecast for Quetta QUETTA: The Met Office forecast cold and dry weather for the provincial capital on Friday. The highest maximum temperature is likely between 14 to 16 Centigrade and the lowest minimum is expected between 01 to 03 Centigrade. The dry and cold weather has been forecast for rest of the region. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Police launches search operation in Race Course area RAWALPINDI: On directives of City Police Officer (CPO) Hamyun Bashir Tarar, the police Thursday launched operation in Race Course Police Station areas. The police, elite force, ladies police and other law enforcing agencies conducted a search operation in Peoples Colony and adjacent areas and searched 117 houses, hotels and interrogated suspects. Talking to APP, Superintendent Police (SP) Pothawar, Tahir Attique said that the operation was launched to purge the area of criminals, however, he said ...
SSP distributes compensation cheques among widows of martyred cops HYDERABAD: The SSP Hyderabad Irfan Baloch distributed compensation cheques valuing Rs 2 million each among the widows of nine martyred police constables at a simple ceremony held at his office here Thursday.The wives of martyred policemen Khuda Baksh, Mohammad Safar, Mohammad Riaz, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Muhammad Faisal, Shahid Bashir, Mohammed Ashraf and Mohammed Ramzan received Rs two million cheques each while the wife of Gul Muhammad was given Rs. 300,000 cheque as she has already been ...
Police arrest an accused in injured condition HYDERABAD: The Pinyari police arrested a suspect street criminal and robber Shaukat Ali Bhutto in injured condition after an encounter with police and recovered an unlicensed pistol from his possession.A police spokesman informed here Thursday that a gang of outlaws opened fire on the police as it raided a place in Liaquat Road area. The suspect's accomplices Imran Qureshi, Adil Zai, Abid Qureshi and Prem Thakur escaped while taking advantage of the narrow lanes in ...
Speakers propose National Public Safety Commission ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a round table conference Thursday proposed to the Ministry of Interior to establish National Public Safety Commission by notifying six MNAs nominated by the National Assembly Speaker and also select six non-political members.The conference was organized by PILDAT on police, politics and the people of Pakistan, where experts stressed on the importance of upholding and implementing the Police Order 2002.The federal government should establish an independent Federal Police Complaints Authority as per ...
Physical remand of two accused of tax fraud case granted FAISALABAD: Special Court of Customs Judge has granted 4-day physical remand of two accused, involved in a tax fraud case and handed them over to FBR for investigation. A spokesman of the Regional Tax Office (RTO) Faisalabad told here Thursday that accused Muhammad Arshad and Muhammad Akram, owners of a factory had fraudulently embezzled Rs.439 million of sales tax and did not deposit the tax amount in the government exchequer. Commissioner RTO Faisalabad Zone-I Nasir ...


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