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Shahid Masood arrested by FIA in PTV corruption case

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The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday arrested Dr Shahid Masood from the premises of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) after his pre-arrest bail petition was dismissed, reported Express News. Masood is accused of being involved in the embezzlement of Rs37 million during his tenure as managing director of Pakistan Television (PTV). During the hearing, PTV’s […]

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Charge-sheet filed against journalist Nasrullah in ATC

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KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department has filed a charge-sheet with the administrative judge of antiterrorism courts on Monday against a journalist accusing him of fanning religious disharmony. According to the CTD, it arrested Nasrullah Khan Chaudhry, a journalist associated with Urdu-language daily Nai Baat, in Karachi’s Garden area on Nov 11. The agency alleged that […]

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Journalist in jail

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High drama and a lack of self-restraint have often characterised the actions of law enforcers across the country.Both elements were in full display recently in Karachi, when the provincial Counter Terrorism Department arrested senior journalist Nasrullah Khan Chaudhry, who has been remanded to jail authorities on charges of spreading religious disharmony.The circumstances of Mr Chaudhry’s arrest, […]

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Printing press owner arrested for anti-Pakistan ad

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HYDERABAD: A printing press owner has been arrested for publishing an anti-Pakistan advertisement in a Sindhi weekly newspaper. The advertisement contained content against Pakistan, the armed forces, intelligence agencies and the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project. Raees Ahmed, owner of Pasban publishers, was arrested along with his employees from the press located on Pakha Pir […]

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Banker held for placing fake internet ad about woman

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Karachi: The Federal Investigation Agency’s cybercrime unit arrested a banker on Tuesday over charges of placing a fake advisement on a classifieds website to malign a woman’s reputation. The cybercrime unit said it had received a complaint from a resident of DHA, Karachi on January 15 wherein he stated that his daughter was receiving calls […]

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Militancy literature: two held, printing press sealed

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LAHORE: Two men were arrested from a printing press by intelligence agencies for printing literature of a banned militant organization on Monday. The agencies also found more than 100,000 copies of Jihadist literature containing training material for suicide attackers. An official source told Dawn that the raid was conducted after the arrest of a `high […]

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Deer hunter fined

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UMERKOT: A man who hunted a deer in Jumoo Samoo, a border village of Umerkot district, was arrested by Rangers personnel and handed over to wildlife department officials here on Friday evening. He was fined Rs20,000 and released on Saturday. Atta Muhammad Samoo of Jumoo Samoo village shot dead the female deer. As Rangers personnel […]

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Financial institutions, a soft target for cyber criminals

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LAHORE – Financial institutions are increasingly becoming the soft targets for cyber criminals affecting the technological progress in e-commerce area adversely, said an FIA officer. Businessmen of Sialkot have requested FIA management to establish office of Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in their city to confront with the cyber criminals. Similar requests have been received […]

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Ombudsman’s office being used to save a ‘journalist’

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ISLAMABAD: The office of the Federal Ombudsman is being used to pressurise Islamabad Police to favour an influential “journalist” detained in an alleged massive fraud case. Because of ‘journalistic’ influence, police were unable to take any considerable action against the powerful accused but when an FIR was registered following court orders, office of Ombudsman jumped […]

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Woman among 3 nabbed after 4-hour shootout

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GUJRANWALA: The police arrested three suspects including a woman after four-hour-long shootout in Khiali area Sunday evening. Three persons including the cameraman of a private TV channel got bullet injuries in the shootout. According to police, acting of a tip-off, the police carried out a raid on a house in Faisal Colony of Khiali area. […]

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‘Facebook hacker’ held

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LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday arrested a hacker blackmailing a man. According to a spokesman, an FIA anti-cyber crime team arrested Muhammad Naeem on charges of hacking Facebook profile of a man, creating fake accounts in the name of the man’s family members and blackmailing him. “Naeem would create fake Facebook accounts […]

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Family feud led to killing of journalist: police

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KOHAT: Police claimed on Wednesday to have solved last week’s murder of a local journalist, holding a family dispute responsible for the crime. Hafeezur Rehman, the chief editor of weekly Nawa-i-Asia, correspondent of Neo news channel and president of cable TV network owners association, was shot dead in Kalo Khan Banda here on Sunday. Officials […]

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PIA officer held on cyber crime charges

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KARACHI: The Cyber Crime Circle of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a deputy general manager of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) allegedly for having accessed the airline’s information system without authorization and having committed other illegal activities. FIA Deputy Director Mohammed Ahmed Zaeem said they had received a complaint from a director of […]

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Man arrested in Karachi for blackmailing girl on Facebook

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KARACHI: The cyber crime circle of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) claims to have arrested a young man for allegedly blackmailing a girl via the social networking website, Facebook. FIA officials said that accused, Naveed Ahmed, son of Raheem Dad, has been arrested and pictures and internet EVO devices have been seized from his possession. […]

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