Rehman murder accused remanded to police

June 14, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: An Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday handed over an accused Sami-uz-Zaman to police on physical remand for 14 days in a case pertaining to a murder of Assistant Professor Waheed-ur-Rehman.

Police produced the accused before ATC judge under tight security. Investigation officer requested the court to grant physical remand of the accused as he is required for investigation and police want to trace his connections. The court accepted the police’s request and handed over Sami to them on physical remand and directed police to produce accused on next hearing. The court directed IO to produce a progress report on next hearing of the case on Jun 29.

According to the police, the accused was involved in Rehman’s murder as well as many murder cases. Assistant Professor Mass Communication department of Karachi University Waheed-ur-Rehman also known as Yasir Rizvi was gunned down near Federal B area Karachi when he was on his way to home on 29 April 2015.