Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Man held in burying women alive case

KARACHI: The police arrested a man wanted in the case of burying women alive in Naseerabad from Sohrab Goth on Tuesday. According to details, the accused in the case of three women, Farida, Izzat Khatoon and Jannat Bibi who were buried alive after being tortured, remained at large during the investigation.

The man involved in the case, Mukhtar Ahmed Umrani was arrested by the police. Sohrab Goth DSP Irfan Bahadur was given information that Umrani was hiding in Karachi and planned to flee from the city to Larkana. Bahadur, with his team, raided the bus going to Larkana and arrested Umrani. Umrani told the police that he was not involved in the incident and the tragedy took place on the decision of the tribe.

He also disclosed that the women were buried in a ditch and he fled when he found out that the FIR was registered in his name. He said he stayed in the city with a friend in Nazimabad. He also said that he was moving to Larkana from where he has to go to Naseerabad. Umrani revealed that he was called by a person from an NGO who told him that if he gives him Rs 0.2 million, his name will be erased from the FIR.Four held for street crimes:

The Crime Investigation Department (CID) and Gulberg Town Police, in two separate encounters, arrested four men involved in several cases of street crimes. CID police arrested Siddiq alias Major Shahid and Alif Khan after an encounter at Macchar Colony, Keamari Town and claimed to have recovered arms and a car from their possession.

Meanwhile, Gulberg Town Police arrested two men involved in street crimes after an encounter at New Karachi Industrial Area, within the jurisdiction of Gabol Town police station. The arrested men are Noorul Basar and Nasir Shamoon and had recently robbed a local factory in the industrial area, said Gulberg Town SP Allauddin Abbasi.

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