KARACHI: Notorious terrorist and leader of the Lyari gang war, Uzair Baloch has made startling revelations in court, admitting that he was involved in the leakage of sensitive security information to foreign intelligence agencies including Iranian intelligence.
While giving his confessional statement regarding his crimes in missing persons case before the magistrate today, Baloch said that he provided information regarding army installations and officials to foreign agents.
He further added that he was guaranteed full safety by the Iranian spy agencies.
The gang war leader also confessed that he had political support for the criminal activities and he was assured a safe place to escape.
“I had political support for these activities, including transfer and posting of favourite police officers,” he said.
Baloch, who is involved in the murder of hundreds of people, including police personnel and other gang war leaders, was arrested by the Interpol on Dec 29, 2014, from Dubai.
He was later arrested from the outskirts of Karachi by the Rangers personnel during what the paramilitary forces claimed was a raid.
Black-listed US diplomat, who killed a biker in Islamabad, cannot stand trial in Pakistan!
ISLAMABAD: IHC has been informed by the federal government that Black-listed US diplomat, who killed a biker in Islamabad Ateeq Beg and injured another by ramming his vehicle into their bike at an intersection here, could not be tried in Pakistan due to diplomatic immunity.
Nevertheless, according to the Deputy Attorney General (DAG), Emanuel Hall’s name has been put on the black list and hence he could not leave Pakistan.
DAG, while informing IHC that putting Emanuel’s name in the ECL was a very lengthy process, added that he could not be arrested as Geneva Convention gives him immunity. US Attaché could only be tried in Pakistan if his immunity is withdrawn.
It is pertinent to mention here that during the last hearing IHC judge held that being a diplomat did not mean the he could kill Pakistani citizens. The Kohsar SHO was also reprimanded for destroying the case by not conducting a blood test of the accused to determine whether he was driving under influence of any drug.
Toronto van incident that took a toll of ten lives was deliberate: Police
TORONTO: Alek Minassian, a twenty-five-year-old man from the nearby town of Richmond Hill, killed ten and injured fifteen people when his van sped onto a sidewalk along Yonge Street here yesterday (23rd of April).
According to the Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders the incident appeared to be deliberate as for three km the vehicle weaved onto the sidewalk and into oncoming traffic.
Alek Minassian, who was arrested after a short confrontation with Police, was studying computer software at a college here.
Though any link to terrorism has not yet been ruled out by the authorities, Canada’s Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale appealed for witnesses to come forward saying: “We need to identify if there are more people, if he’s working in concert with anyone, or if this was just a lone act on his own doing.”
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Cop-killer cannibal hangs himself in his cell!
LONDON: ‘Cannibal’ killer Stefano Brizzi has committed suicide in Belmarsh Prison here today three months after being jailed for murdering PC Gordon Semple and attempting to eat his flesh.
Brizzi invited the officer to his flat in central London after meeting him on Grindr (leading mobile social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people to connect, chat and meet up).
After strangling the 59-year-old to death he chopped-up his cadaver before dissolving body parts in a bath tub full of acid.
According to details Stefano Brizzi – a Breaking Bad ( American neo-western crime drama television series) fanatic – was inspired by a plot line in the US TV drama in carrying out the body disposal.
It is pertinent to mention here that when police entered his premises following reports apropos foul smell Semple’s body parts were found to be cooked in the oven.
Forensic experts also found traces of PC Gordon Semple’s DNA on a chopping board and on chopsticks.