Alleged RAW agents’ remand extended

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday extended the remand of two alleged agents of India’s premier spy agency, Research and Analysis Wing, commanly known as RAW to police on physical custody till 26 May 2015 in explosives material and illicit weapons cases.

Police produced the accused Tahir alias Lamba and Junaid Khan before the ATC judge under tight security. The investigation officer requested the court to allow the further physical remand of the accused as they were required for investigation to trace their connections. The court accepted the police request and remanded the accused to them on physical custody till 26 May. The court also directed police to submit a progress report on the next hearing.

According to prosecution, the accused with their absconding accomplices were involved in anti-state activities and were planning to spread terror in the country. The suspects Lamba and Khan were arrested by Malir police in April from Super Highway and they were in police’s custody since 30 May.

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