HRCP sees improvement in Swat law & order

PESHAWAR: A fact-finding mission from the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) to Swat has found considerable improvement in the law and order situation, but also noted some illegal practices by the security forces including arbitrary detentions, forced displacement of families of suspected militants, denial of basic rights and freedoms…

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Rab in a soup

The High Court yesterday directed the government to immediately close two Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) officials following widespread allegations of their attempt to implicate a Satkhira businessman in a false arms possession charge. The two officials are Operation Commander of Rab-6 (Khulna) Maj Kamruzzaman and Deputy Assistant Director Delwar Hossain…

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JMB chief arrested

THE arrest of Maulana Saidur Rahman, chief of the Jama’atul Mujahidden Bangladesh, along with three other leaders of the militant group, has revealed that religious extremists still pose a grave threat to the nation’s security. The police have also recovered explosives and bomb making materials from their possession. By all…

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