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  • Investigation team submits Naqeebullah Mehsud case report to SC

    The January 13 'encounter' in which Naqeebullah Mehsud and three others were killed was in fact a one-sided shooting, according to an investigative report submitted to the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday...

    Sources told DawnNews that the 15-page sealed report, which is to be presented to a SC bench in Saturday's hearing, was a one-sided affair which saw police personnel shoot dead the slain men and then cover up the murder...

  • US President Trump asked FBI to shut down investigation into team member's Russian ties: NYT

    US President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end the agency's investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, according to a source who has seen a memo written by Comey...

    Comey is the former head of the FBI who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome...

  • Pakistani investigation team likely to visit India next month

    ISLAMABAD: A team of Pakistani investigators is likely to visit India next month for collecting evidence relating to alleged involvement of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists in the Pathankot airbase attack...

    “The investigation team’s visit is expected,” a senior diplomat told Dawn on Friday, adding that dates for the visit were yet to be finalised...

  • Investigation team formed to probe Asma murder case

    A special team was formed on Monday to investigate the killing of Asma, a third-year medical student who was reportedly shot dead in Kohat on Saturday for refusing a marriage proposal...

    District Police Officer (DPO) Abbas Majeed Marwat on Monday formed a special team comprising six senior police officials...

  • Police team sent to Peshawar in SP’s murder investigation

    ISLAMABAD: A team from the Homicide Unit of the capital police was sent to Peshawar to collect evidence and fulfil legal requirements in the case of a superintendent of police (SP), Tahir Khan Dawar, from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa being abducted from Islamabad and later killed in Afghanistan...

    A senior police officer told Dawn that a four member team under the supervision of an inspector was sent to Peshawar to fulfil legal requirements...

  • Investigation team in Bahadurabad lynching case arrested for extorting money from suspect's family

    Karachi police on Saturday said Ferozabad Station Investigation Officer Farooq Azam and his team have been booked and arrested for allegedly extorting money from family members of a suspect in the Bahadurabad lynching case...

    According to the SSP on Saturday, the investigation team brought a suspect to his house, barged into the residence and harassed his family members...

  • Syrian air force behind chemical attacks, investigation team finds

    Syrian Arab Air Force pilots flying Sukhoi Su-22 military planes and a helicopter dropped bombs containing poisonous chlorine and sarin nerve gas on a village in the country’s western Hama region in March 2017, a new team at the global chemical weapons watchdog has concluded in its first report...

    Read: Syria’s brutal war enters 10th yearSyria’s mission to the United Nations in New York did not immediately respond to a request for...

  • SC rejects fresh report on police investigation funds

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday threw out a second consecutive report submitted by the Sindh police chief on distribution of funds for police and directed the chief secretary to appear before the court on Aug 4...

    A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim, was hearing an application regarding withholding of funds meant for the investigation wing of police and their disbursement for...

  • Police take Dr Asim into custody as judge rejects investigation report

    KARACHI: The administrative judge of the anti-terrorism courts (ATCs), Justice Naimutallah Phulpoto on Monday rejected police's investigation report that had acquitted Dr Asim Hussain of all terror charges, and ordered that the suspect be presented before ATC-II for further proceedings...

    The police report was presented in court by investigation officer (IO) DSP Altaf Hussain, who explained why Dr Asim Hussain was released...

  • SC seeks progress report in Perween murder investigation

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday directed the police authorities to submit progress report in the investigation of Perween Rahman murder case...

    However, he said, progress report in this regard could not be placed before the court as the investigation officer of the case, SSP Pir Mohammad Shah, was on leave...

  • IO, prosecutor summoned after defects pointed out in investigation report of Amal murder case

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court has summoned an investigating officer and a prosecutor to hear their arguments after the prosecution identified defects in the investigation report in a case pertaining to the murder of 10-year-old Amal Umer during an alleged police encounter with suspected robbers...

    The police claimed in the investigation report that one of the suspected robbers was also killed in the encounter, but the prosecutor in...

  • Saudi prosecutor in Istanbul for Khashoggi investigation: report

    Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor has arrived in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Turkish state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Monday...

    Prosecutor Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb landed at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on a private plane overnight, Anadolu added...

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