Crime & Justice

Although the conviction rate for terrorism cases in KP has increased since 2014, it remained relatively low at 28% in 2016. More than 50% of cases result in acquittals. The new tool aims to improve these rates.

More than 400 commandos of the KP Police's Elite Force graduated in a ceremony on April 3.

The move aims to stop the operations of the proscribed Jamaat-ud-Dawa, led by Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, and its charity wing, Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation.

Thousands of officers have faced punitive actions over corruption allegations over the past few years, significantly improving performance and reducing misconduct, officials say.

Central Prison Peshawar opened a mobile phone repair workshop to help inmates restart their lives and turn away from crime after their release.

A long-delayed DNA laboratory and upgrades to the KP Police's forensic lab will speed up investigations into high-profile crimes, say officials.

Pakistanis of all walks of life are raising awareness of sexual and violent predators as police hunt down and arrest perpetrators.

Mashal Khan, who was falsely accused of blasphemy, was killed by a mob at the Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan last year.

The Pakistani government has green-lighted accelerating the merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Better technology and investigation and evidence gathering skills have led to 19 convictions in the past two months, officials say.

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