FCS’ vice chairman detained for 90 days

June 18, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Thursday produced Fishermen Cooperative Society’s (FCS) Vice Chairman, Qamar Siddiqui, before Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) and informed it about his 90-day preventive detention for questioning.

The Rangers’ personnel, along with their counsel, produced the suspect before the court and informed it that he was picked up in the wee hours of Thursday from his house in Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi. They told the court that they had credible information about his involvement in offences related to targeted killing, kidnapping 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 in compliance with section 11EEEE(3) of ATA for the information and record of the court. Following the raid at his residence, rangers confiscated documents related to FCS.