Two accused handed over to Rangers for 90 days


KARACHI: An Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday handed over two workers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Liaquatabad Sector to Rangers for 90-day preventive detention for questioning.

The personnel of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, along with their counsel produced two workers of MQM Sector Liaquatabad Asif Bacha and Faisal before the court under strict security. According to Rangers, the suspects had confessed their alleged involvement in target killing during initial interrogation.

Rangers counsel requested the court the suspects were further required for investigation for their alleged involvement in target killing, extortion, weapon smuggling 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.