Alleged target killers, extortionists detained by rangers


KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday produced three suspects allegedly belonging to a political party, before Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) and informed it about their 90-day preventive detention for questioning.

The personnel of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, along with their counsel produced the suspects Yousuf Memon, Ismail alias Chingari and Abdul Rehman before the court amid tight security. According to the rangers it had credible information about their involvement in offences related to targeted killings, extortion, and other criminal activities.

The court allowed the paramilitary force to detain the suspects for 90 days for interrogation, considering legal provisions section 11EEEE (1) of ATA. The paramilitary force has the authority to detain suspects for the period of three months for questioning under section 11EEEE (1) of ATA.

The production of the suspect with relevant documents was made in compliance with section 11EEEE(3) of ATA for the information and record of the court.