ATC again reserves verdict in murder case

KARACHI: Anti-Terrorism Court-I (ATC-I) on Thursday again reserved its verdict due to absent of judge till 16 April 2014 in a murder case. Accused Shahzad Masih, personnel of the Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, had been charged with killing Ghulam Haider in Shah Faisal Colony on 4th June 2013.

According to the prosecution, the victim along with his cousin was traveling in a car which hit a motorcyclist in Shah Faisal Colony. They were about to park their car when the Rangers personnel opened fire as a result, Haider received a bullet and died.

According to the rangers, the personnel did not have the objective of killing the victim, as he attempted to stop him by shooting at the tyre of his vehicle as he along with his cousin was fleeing after hitting a motorcyclist.

A case (FIR 148/13) was registered against the Rangers personnel under Sections 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code at the Shah Faisal Colony police station.

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