Court hands over Faisal to Rangers


KARACHI:An Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday handed over Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) worker Faisal Javaid alias Mama to Rangers for 90-day preventive detention for questioning.

The personnel of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, along with their counsel, produced Faisal Javaid alias Mama before the court under strict security. According to Rangers, the suspect was involvement in target killing and other terrorism offences.

Rangers counsel requested the court that suspect is further required for investigation for their alleged involvement in target killing and other terrorism offences.

The court allowed the paramilitary force to detain the suspects for 90 days for interrogation, considering legal provisions section 11EEEE (1) of ATA.

Paramilitary force sources said the accused was allegedly involved in attack on Muhabbat-e-Sindh Rally, processions of Youm e Ashoor, election office and target killing of political workers. He was planning to attack on Muharram ul Haram procession.