11 ST men detained by rangers

June 22, 2015 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Tuesday produced 11 suspects belonging to religious political party Pakistan Sunni Tehreek (PST) before Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) and informed it about their 90-day preventive detention for questioning.

The Rangers’ personnel, along with their counsel, produced the suspects, Salman alias Mirchi, Mohammad Arif, Muhamad Jawwad Qadri, Mohammad Rizwan, Ahmed Alam, Zubair Ali, Mohammad Akram, Farhan, Owais Madni, Shakeel Ahmed and Noor-ul-Alam before the court and informed it that they were picked during a targeted operation at ST headquarter. They told the court that they had credible information about their involvement in offences related to targeted killing, land grabbing and extortion.

The court allowed the paramilitary force to detain the suspect for 90 days for interrogation, considering legal provisions section 11EEEE (1) of ATA. The paramilitary force has the authority to detain suspects for the period of three moths for questioning under section 11EEEE (1) of ATA.

The production of the suspect with relevant documents was made in compliance with section 11EEEE(3) of ATA for the information and record of the court.