Police get 7-day physical remand of Sikandar’s wife

August 19, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: Kanwal the wife of the gunman Sikandar was produced in the Anti-Terrorist Court in Islamabad on Monday. The court granted physical remand of Kanwal, wife of armed man who held Islamabad hostage for hours on Thursday for seven days.

Earlier on Sunday, duty magistrate issued one-day transit remand for Kanwal. The accused was presented before magistrate’s court located at the F-8 sector in Islamabad.

On Thursday, Malik Sikander accompanied by his wife and children brought the federal capital to a standstill as he brandished two sub-machine guns in broad daylight on Jinnah Avenue, fired shots in the air, and put forth irrational demands to the government authorities.

The five-hour standoff came to an end after PPP leader Zamurud Khan intervened by making an unsuccessful attempt to grab Sikander who was then shot along with his wife by security forces.