Rangers detain two suspects for 90 days; ATC informedDecember 28, 2015
KARACHI: Sindh Rangers have detained two suspects, said to be political workers, for 90 days after informing Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC).
The Rangers produced the suspects, Syed Azmat and Hameed alias Pappu, before ATC and informed it about their 90 days preventive detention for questioning.
Both the suspects were brought before administrative judge of ATC amid tight security. The paramilitary force told the judge that they had credible information about suspects’ involvement in offences that come under Anti-Terrorism Act.
According to Rangers, Azmat was in-charge of political parties unit and confessed to have killed as many as 14 persons including police personnel, whereas other suspect, Hameed alias Pappu, was involved in killing four persons.
The rangers informed the court that the suspects were also involved in extortion, taking animals hides forcibly and forcing shopkeepers to close their shops during the protests.
The court allowed the Rangers to keep the suspects considering legal provision of 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.