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Police visit journalist house to arrest hardcore criminal

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police on Friday visited home of a The News journalist in search of a hardcore criminal. The journalist is a senior member of The News investigation team. Showing the picture of a 50 years plus person with beard on his face, the Aabpara Police of Islamabad informed the members of the journalist’s family […]

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Man arrested for ‘defrauding couples on social media’

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Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a man for defrauding people through fake social media advertisements that offered couples the opportunity to swap their partners. The arrest was a part of a series of actions taken during the Clifton division police’s campaign ‘Rescuing Youth, Saving Future’ in the upmarket neighbourhood and its surroundings. Suspect […]

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Film to present positive image of police

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LAHORE: Syed Noor has started shooting of his new film to project a positive image of Punjab Police. “Shan is playing the lead in Bhai Wanted while real police officials will also perform in the film,” said Mr Noor while talking to Dawn. He said a proposal had been presented to Lahore police high-ups to […]

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Child abuse case emerges in Multan

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MULTAN: Police have booked five accused out of eight in a child abuse scandal in Multan. The accused were said to have captured videos with the threat of uploading them on internet on disclosure of the tragedy. Police have also conducted raids in search of the rest of the three accused. According to the police, […]

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Police-media liaison vital for responsible reporting: Rashid

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Islamabad – Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Senator Pervaiz Rashid Friday said that close liaison and coordination among senior police officers and media can result in cohesive messaging that would have a positive impact, rather than creating panic among the people. He said this was particularly true about incidents of terrorism which require […]

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Demo against beating of journalists

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Karachi: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists on Monday held a protest demonstration outside the press club against police action on journalists in front of Sindh High Court on May 23. Members of the Sindh Writers and Thinkers Forum and the civil society also joined in the protest. Addressing the protesters, the speakers strongly condemned […]

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9-year-old in critical condition after gang-rape

By Kashif Zafar BAHAWALPUR: A nine-year-old girl was taken to hospital after she was raped by three men on Wednesday. Doctors treating her said that she was in a critical condition. The medico-legal report confirmed rape. Airport police have registered a case against seven people for kidnap and rape, five of them have been named […]

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