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ECP says totally ready to carry Karachi by-polls



KARACHI: Sindh Election Commissioner Ejaz Anwar Chauhan has stated the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) was totally ready to carry by-elections in three constituencies of the Nationwide Meeting in Karachi.

“The nomination course of for these constituencies is being accomplished,” Chauhan stated.

Sharing particulars of the preparations, he stated the fee wanted 10,000-strong workers to conduct the election and on this regard, his workplace was in touch with district administration to finalise the method.

“Round 75 p.c of the polling stations within the constituencies are extremely delicate and in every station, 10 police might be deployed to manage the legislation and order scenario,” he stated.

“We have now additionally sought deployment of Pakistan Military and Rangers.”

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chair Imran Khan is contesting all 9 Nationwide Meeting seats up for seize — together with the stated seats — which fell vacant after the resignations of a number of the PTI MPs had been accepted by Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, the speaker.

Pakistan Peoples Celebration (PPP) has fielded candidates in two of the constituencies — NA-237 (Malir-II) and NA-246 (Karachi West-III). The PPP has nominated Abdul Hakeem Baloch, a former social gathering MP, for the Malir seat and Nabeel Ahmed Gabol for Lyari.

Whereas within the third constituency of NA-239 (Karachi East-IV), Nayyar Raza of Muttahida Qaumi Motion-Pakistan (MQM-P) has been nominated as a joint candidate of the ruling Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) coalition.

The fee postponed native authorities (LG) elections within the provincial metropolis on August 28 citing a scarcity of workers following floods and a record-breaking monsoon spell.

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Karachi cop killing: CTD arrests mastermind from Korangi



KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Division (CTD) Karachi on Saturday arrested the mastermind behind the killing of a police constable and a citizen throughout a theft incident on October 19.

A Karachi cop policeman was killed when an armed robber tried to rob a citizen within the Bara Board space of Karachi final month. In response to CTD police, the accused Zahid Channa was arrested from Korangi space of Karachi.

The person was robbed when he was taking cash from a financial institution. Proper after the incident, the Shaheen drive of Sindh police arrived on the spot however each the police constable and robber received injured in an alternate of fireside in Bara Board.

Later Constable Nihal Zia-ul-Haq and the theft sufferer, Shakeel Ghafoor have been declared lifeless.

The mastermind of the theft Zahid Channa was contained in the financial institution on the day when the theft incident passed off, the CTD in cost Chaudhry Safdar defined.

Revealing the theft planning, the accused Zahid advised police that he knowledgeable the opposite robbers through cell phone that Shakeel, the theft sufferer is taking cash from the financial institution.

Furthermore, the CTD added that Zahid Channa was earlier arrested for different crimes as properly.

The accused mastermind was handed over to the police for additional investigation.

Earlier, a Karachi policeman, Abdul Rehman, was killed by the firing of unidentified assailants after he began chasing a suspicious automobile within the DHA Part V space.

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KU Confucius Institute donates Rs0.6m for flood victims



KARACHI: The Chinese language college members of the Confucius Institute at College of Karachi handed over greater than Rs0.6 million to Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi on Tuesday for aid of flood victims.

The Chinese language college expressed that they need to present some assist to the folks affected by the floods in Pakistan.

Of their message, they talked about that many elements of the nation had witnessed large floods after record-breaking rainfall leaving folks to obtain speedy assist because the Chinese language college realizes how essential it’s to return ahead at this level of time.

KU VC Khalid Iraqi, who visited the CIUK, acknowledged the great gesture of the Chinese language college members and expressed gratitude to the previous Chinese language Director of the CIUK Prof Zhang Xiaoping, who joined the assembly from China.

The KU VC talked about that Pak-China has an iconic friendship and they’re like brothers to one another.

He appreciated that the Chinese language college for being dedicated to the duty and busy educating college students in addition to taking part in flood aid actions.

In the meantime, within the assembly KU VC Prof Dr Khalid Iraqi additionally mentioned the longer term planning of the CIUK with its Pakistani and Chinese language administrators.

KU VC Prof Dr Khalid Iraqi suggested the CIUK Pakistani Director Prof Dr Nasiruddin Khan to put in writing a letter to the KU Syndicate to request the allocation of land for the CIUK.



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Unlawful Afghan immigrants arrested in Karachi



KARACHI: The police in Karachi on Tuesday arrested 26 immigrants from Afghanistan from a high-rise in Sohrab Goth city of the metropolis for illegally crossing the porous border into Pakistan.

The Sohrab Goth police station carried out an operation close to the constructing to arrest the immigrants.

A police spokesperson mentioned the raid was performed was by a patrolling officer. Upon him asking for identification, the immigrants failed to indicate proof of their citizenship and related journey paperwork, he added.

In the meantime, the police claimed the incarcerated immigrants have confessed to crossing into Pakistan illegally. Circumstances have been registered in opposition to them below the Foreigners Act, 1946, and additional investigation is underway.

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