Rangers detain ex-chief of FCS Nisar Morai on terror charges

March 15, 2016 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh on Wednesday detained Nisar Morai, former chairman of Fisherman Cooperative Society (FCS) and close aid of Sindh’s top politician of ruling party of the province, for 90 days after informing Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) about his preventive detention for questioning.

The Rangers along with its counsel produced the suspect, Morai, handcuffed before the administrative judge of ATC amid tight security.

Morai, a PPP leader, who was wanted to National Accountability Bureau in money laundering cases and embezzlement charges of millions of rupees, was arrested within the limits of Darakhshan police station.

The paramilitary force told the judge that they have credible information about suspects’ involvement in facilitating target killers and other offences came within the ambit of Anti-Terrorism Act.

The court also directed the formation of joint investigation team to interrogate the suspect.

The Rangers will keep the suspect for the period of 90 days considering legal provision 11 EEEEE (1) of Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997. The production of the suspect along with other documents was made in compliance with 11 EEEEE (3) of ATA for the information and record of the court.