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  • Special Branch officer held for ‘facilitating’ militants, says Sindh Police

    The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh police on Friday claimed it has detained a Special Branch officer for leaking sensitive information to suspected militants regarding raids conducted by law enforcement personnel, owing to which the police failed in apprehending them...

    CTD SSP Naveed Khowaja told Dawn that the officer, identified as Irfan, worked as a 'locator operator' in the Special Branch...

  • Special Branch suggests talks with protesters

    ISLAMABAD: The intelligence wing of the capital police on Friday suggested negotiations with the organisers of the protesters at Faizabad even though the Islamabad High Court (IHC) directed the government to take action for reopening the blocked roads...

    The Special Branch briefed senior police and administration officers at a meeting about the situation...

  • Special Branch wants terror suspects placed on fourth schedule

    RAWALPINDI: The Special Branch has asked the Punjab Home Department to place the names of 22 individuals who were accused of terrorism-related crimes and released from prison, on schedule four of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA)...

    In addition, the agency has recommended that two others – a police sub-inspector (SI) and Qari Mushtaq, who is an active member of the Sunni Tehreek’s Attock chapter – also be placed on schedule four...

  • Special Branch chief, Kasur DPO removed

    The government also removed the Kasur police chief and two DSPs and constituted a joint investigation team (JIT) to probe the scandal...

    The officers were transferred to ensure transparency in the ongoing investigations into seven cases lodged on complaints of the victims’ families...

  • Special Branch asked to vacate gurdwara

    RAWALPINDI: The Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) has asked the Special Branch of the police to vacate the gurdwara at Bagh Sardaran where it has established its offices...

    The main building was given to the Special Branch on a lease...

  • Assets beyond means: Lahore CCPO seeks record of 197 officials from IB, special branch

    LAHORE: A day after suggesting introduction of court martial of police officials on the pattern of the Pakistan Army, the capital city police officer (CCPO) has sought classified records of 197 police officials serving in the city from the Intelligence Bureau (IB) over suspicions of accumulation of assets beyond means...

    In a letter addressed to the IB Punjab joint director, CCPO Umar Sheikh provided a list of the officers with their...

  • PML-N meeting in Gujranwala: Special branch warns of clash if PTI holds counter show

    LAHORE: The Punjab special branch in its ‘confidential report’ about the Oct 16 public meeting of the opposition parties has identified ‘active’ PML-N workers of the city and adjoining districts who can play a key role in ensuring a large gathering and warned the government of [possible] clash if the local Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf holds its show as well to counter the anti-government move...

    In its report sent to Punjab IGP Inam...

  • Case filed against 3 Islamabad police officers after alleged inaction in Farishta case

    A case was registered against Station House Officer (SHO) Shahzad Town Sub Inspector Muhammad Abbas Rana and other police officials in Islamabad on Wednesday in connection with the abduction, murder and alleged rape of a 10-year-old girl, Farishta, in the capital...

    Ghulam Nabi, the victim's father, registered a first information report at the Shahzad Town police station today under Section 166 (public servant disobeying law with...

  • Govt officers complain DMG officers undermining their cadre

    PESHAWAR: Officers of the Provincial Management Services (PMS) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa started their two-day token strike on Friday against the proposed in-service training for provincial officers, saying it was an attempt to undermine their cadre by the Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) and District Management Group (DMG) officers...

    The provincial government officers attended their offices while wearing black armbands and did not...

  • ‘Nothing special about special Eid train’

    KARACHI: “Starting its journey from Karachi, the special Eid train will touch Hyderabad, Rohri, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur and Khanewal to reach its final stop — Lahore,” it was announced over the loudspeakers on platform number one of the cantonment railway station, where the first such train awaited departure on Saturday morning...

    “There’s nothing special about this ‘special’ Eid train,” sisters Rizwana Hassan and Sumaira Ansar...

  • Court decision clouds NBP’s plan to open China branch

    ISLAMABAD: The opening of a branch by National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) in China has run into snags due to a recent decision by the apex court, which requires one-time capital adjustment of Rs47...

    NBP President Saeed Ahmad told the Senate Standing Committee on Finance on Wednesday that the bank is all set to open its branch in China next year after getting licences from the regulator concerned...

  • Bank of China to open branch in Gwadar soon

    GWADAR: The Bank of China, along with other national and international banks, plans to open a branch in Gwadar, said Gwadar Port Authority Chairman Dostain Khan Jamaldini in a meeting with the president of the Summit Bank, Zaheer Esmail, here on Thursday...

    Mr Jamaldini claimed that with the Gwadar Deep Seaport becoming operational, several of the country’s commercial banks were interested in opening branches in the port city and the...

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