SP Aslam, the man behind Karachi’s operations, killed

Chaudhry Aslam was the formidable face of the Karachi police. An officer who rose to the ranks of SP without proper qualification, who reached the heights of his career by killing criminals in encounters, who dared to smoke even in front of cameras. But when it came to catching militants, they say he was . . . → Read More: SP Aslam, the man behind Karachi’s operations, killed

The hub of gangs

By Faraz Khan

While gangs and smugglers have operated in Lyari for decades, the most recent of these clashes emerged in 2002. The fallouts and gains of these fights are what has shaped the current conflict in Lyari.

In 2002, gang leader Haji Lalu controlled the drug operations in Lyari, with Rehman . . . → Read More: The hub of gangs

Public officials who are suspects in BB murder case should step down: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday advised suspects in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, including Interior Minister Rehman Malik, to step down from public offices so that an independent investigation can take place.

A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and comprising Justice Tariq Pervez and Justice Khilji Arif Hussain, also noted that . . . → Read More: Public officials who are suspects in BB murder case should step down: SC