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Security heightened around media offices

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Karachi: Following a grenade attack at the office of a private television channel in Islamabad, Sindh IGP Ghulam Hyder Jamali issued directives on Thursday to ensure extraordinary security measures for the protection of offices of electronic and print media outlets, their staff and journalists. According to a statement issued by the Sindh Police, the IGP […]

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Murder of journalist: ATC issues non-bailable warrants for two ‘terrorists’

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KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court issued on Monday non-bailable warrants of arrest for two suspects said to be affiliated with a banned sectarian outfit, allegedly involved in the murder of a journalist. The ATC-II issued warrants for Adeel Raza Zaidi and Salman Raza as police submitted the charge sheet of the case. Another suspect, Zeeshan Haider […]

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ATC extends remand of journalist Aftab Alam’s murder suspect

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Karachi: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday extended the remand of TV journalist Aftab Alam’s alleged killer, by 14 days. Accused Zeeshan Haider, alleged to be a member of the outlawed Sipah-e-Mohammad Pakistan (SMP) was arrested on September 21 by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD). According to CTD Garden police headquarters SSP, Amir Farooqi, the […]

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‘SMP militant’ held for killing TV journalist Aftab Alam

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KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a suspected militant of the outlawed Sipah-i-Mohammad Pakistan allegedly involved in the recent killing of a television journalist. Speaking at a press conference at the Garden Police Headquarters, Counter-Terrorism Department SSP Amir Farooqi identified the suspect as Zeeshan Haider and said that a 9mm pistol was also […]

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Four arrested for murder of journalist Aftab Alam

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Police have arrested four suspects including the alleged mastermind behind killing of journalist Aftab Alam who was murdered on 9 September outside his residence in Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan. Three of the suspects were arrested on September 14 while the alleged mastermind was arrested on September 11. According to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) […]

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Suspect arrested in journalist Aftab Alam murder probe

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KARACHI: Rangers and police personnel have arrested a suspect in connection to the murder of senior journalist Aftab Alam in Karachi earlier this week, sources told Geo News on Friday. According to the sources, law enforcers have completed their initial investigation into the murder and arrested the suspect , who is currently being interrogated. Alam […]

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Suspect arrested in journalist Aftab Alam murder probe

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KARACHI: Rangers and police personnel have arrested a suspect in connection to the murder of senior journalist Aftab Alam in Karachi earlier this week, sources told Geo News on Friday. According to the sources, law enforcers have completed their initial investigation into the murder and arrested the suspect , who is currently being interrogated. Alam […]

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A journalist’s nightmare on Karachi streets

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Karachi: The murder of a satellite engineer of Geo News on Tuesday night and then a journalist formerly associated with the channel on Wednesday morning has left media personnel worried about their safety. Analysts believe that although target killings have reduced in Karachi following the crackdown against criminals, journalists are still soft targets. On Tuesday […]

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