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Rickshaw Driver in India Rapes German Teenager

AIMAN ANSARI

NEW DELHI: An Indian auto-rickshaw driver has been accused of raping a 19-year-old German girl here, police said on Saturday.

The victim approached police  and told that the driver raped her as she hired his rickshaw after leaving her hotel and getting lost in the city’s busy business locality. A man, who dropped her back helped her.

The victim said she did not contact the authorities immediately after the incident because she was scared. Police has registered the case and are investigating.

 

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CTD arrests two LeJ target killers from Karachi

KARACHI: Two suspected target killers allegedly belonging to banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) were arrested near Liaquatabad area, CTD said.

“The two men — Muhammad Abdullah Majid and Adnan Ahmad — were involved in sectarian murders and were planning to carry out more attacks during the upcoming month of Muharram,” said a press release issued by CTD today.

The two men were arrested during a targeted raid in Bandhani Colony of Liaquatabad near Quba mosque. The CTD also recovered three 9mm pistols, 15 bullets and one motorbike from the suspects’ custody, it added.

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Gepco Illegal recruitment: Court indicts ex-PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, 8 others

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has indicted former Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in the case of fake recruitment in the Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco).

Ashraf and other defendants in the case have been accused of hiring 437 employees in the power generation company by ignoring merit for the posts.

The court has also summoned witnesses to record their statements in the case.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed a reference against the former premier for misusing authority and violating the rules.

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2 dead, 10 injured as Chaman jolted by blast

CHAMAN: At least 2 people were killed and 10 others were injured after a blast jolted the Chaman city near Pak-Afghan border, police said today.

The explosion which rocked the capital of Balochistan’s Qila Abdullah district is said to be a suicide attack which targeted a Frontier Corps vehicle.

The nature of the blast is not known at this time. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack as yet.

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