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  • Police to grill two Safoora Goth bus carnage suspects

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court allowed on Friday the police to get the custody of two suspects from prison for questioning in the Safoora Goth bus carnage case...

    Tahir Hussain Minhas, aka Sain; Saad Aziz, alias, Tin Tin, alias John and Asad-ur-Rehman, aka Malik, have already been booked for allegedly killing 47 people of the Shia Ismaili community, including women in an armed attack on their bus near Safoora Goth on May 13...

  • Safoorah Goth tragedy

    AS reported in the media, four persons belonging to an unknown militant group have been arrested, including the mastermind involved in the Safoorah Goth bus carnage...

  • Safoora Goth massacre masterminds arrested: Qaim

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday said security authorities had apprehended masterminds of the Safoora Goth massacre, in which 45 people of the Ismaili community lost their lives...

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif telephoned Sindh chief minister and appreciated his efforts and that of the law enforcement agencies, especially police, on arresting four persons responsible for Safoora Goth incident...

  • Qaim announces arrest of killers behind Safoora Goth, Sabeen's murder

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday announced the arrest of terror suspects who had allegedly carried out the Safoora Goth massacre and the killing of T2F Director Sabeen Mahmud, DawnNews reported...

    This revelation comes just a day after the chief minister announced the arrest of masterminds behind the Safoora Goth tragedy in Karachi...

  • Ex-Hyderabad jailer shot dead in Pehlwan Goth

    KARACHI: A former superintendent of the Hyderabad central prison was gunned down in the Pehlwan Goth area on Friday, police said...

    Gulshan SP Abid Qaimkhani said that the bullets hit him and a woman, later identified as Aqsa, and he died on the spot...

  • Investigators suspect IS hand in Safoora Goth carnage

    KARACHI: Police investigators are slowly arriving at the conclusion that the self-styled Islamic State militant group was behind the Safoora Goth carnage, it emerged on Friday...

    Forty-three people, including 17 women, belonging to the Shia Ismaili community were shot dead on Wednesday morning in an armed attack on their bus near Safoora Goth...

  • Safoora Goth carnage suspects remanded in nine cases

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Thursday remanded four Safoora Goth attack suspects in police custody in nine cases pertaining to an encounter, illicit weapons and explosive material till June 5...

    The police said the suspects had been arrested for their involvement in the Safoora Goth carnage in which 47 people including women, belonging to the Shia Ismaili community, were shot dead on May 13 in an armed attack on their bus... ...

  • CTD arrests suspected financier of Safoora Goth massacre

    KARACHI: The counter terrorism department (CTD) on Friday arrested the vice-chancellor of a private university from Karachi over charges of financing Al-Qaeda and allegedly aiding the Safoora Goth massacre, DawnNews reported...

    Adil Masood Butt, a close aide and the business partner of Safoora Goth attack’s main suspect Saad Aziz, was arrested by CTD from the Clifton area of the metropolis...

  • Two more witnesses identify Safoora Goth bus carnage suspects

    KARACHI: Two more witnesses on Wednesday rightly picked out three Safoora Goth bus carnage suspects during an identification parade before a judicial magistrate almost a week after two of the suspects had been identified by five injured victims of the ruthless attack...

    The three suspects along with their absconding accomplices have been booked for allegedly killing 47 Shia Ismaili community members, including women, in a targeted...

  • Safoora Goth carnage suspects used to communicate via VoIP: Sindh IGP

    KARACHI: Sindh Police Inspector General (IG) Ghulam Hyder Jamali said on Tuesday that the Safoora Goth carnage suspects are well-educated and avoided the use of mobile networks opting to communicate among themselves via Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)...

    During a meeting of the SIndh cabinet on Karachi's law and order situation, which was presided over by SIndh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Jamali informed participants that...

  • 35 cases against Safoora Goth bus attack suspects may be sent to military courts

    KARACHI: The Sindh police plan to send 35 cases of terrorist activities allegedly carried out by Safoora Goth bus attack suspects, believed to be local operatives of self-styled Islamic State, to military courts, official sources say...

    Apart from the crimes committed by bus attack suspects, two more high-profile cases of Shikarpur Imambargah attack and murder of Jamiat Ulema-i-Pakistan (JUI-F) leader Dr Khalid Mehmood Soomro had been...

  • Two detained for financing Safoora Goth bus carnage

    KARACHI: Two suspects belonging to the business community were placed under 90-day preventive detention on Saturday for allegedly financing the attackers who killed 45 Shia Ismaili community members, including 18 women, in a bus near Safoora Goth...

    The Pakistan Rangers had detained the FCS vice chairman and other officials in June for three months for an inquiry and he was handed over to police just last month in the bus carnage...

  • Sabeen Mahmud, Safoora Goth killers to be hanged

    That a student from one of Pakistan's finest and most prestigious business schools could become a "trained militant" who "provides funds for terror activities" in the city is difficult to understand for many...

    Saad Aziz alias Tin Tin, Tahir Hussain Minhas alias Sain, Asad-ur-Rehman alias Malik, Hafiz Nasir alias Yasir and Mohammad Azhar Ishrat alias Majid were facing trial for their involvement in the killing of 45 Ismaili community...

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