Crime & Justice

Killer of Mashal Khan gets death sentence in 'blasphemy' murder

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

FATA reforms 1 step closer to reality

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

KP Police increase terrorist conviction rates with improved investigations

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

Khuli Kachehri provides quick justice in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The open court initiative addresses residents' grievances and provides immediate solutions to community concerns, officials say.

KP Police utilise social media to improve public outreach, receive tips

Multiple social media accounts are in use to receive complaints and inform the public.

KP tracks illegal weapons through computerised licenses

Developing a database of legal arms owners will discourage misuse of weapons in crime and terrorism, authorities say.

Pakistan cracking down on 'honour killing'

Police are investigating several cases of so-called 'honour killing' allegedly ordered by tribal jirgas, despite laws and fatwas against the practice.

Arrests made in Pakistan 'revenge rape' case

Members of a jirga who allegedly ordered the rape of a 16-year-old girl as punishment after her brother sexually assaulted a 12-year-old are in custody.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa moves to eradicate corruption

Educating youth is one part of the solution to end the menace of corruption, officials say.

APS parents demand military trial for Ehsanullah Ehsan

The former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman recently surrendered to security forces and slammed militants in his confession.

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