Rangers detain alleged target killer, extortionist for 90 days


KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh, on Monday produced a suspect allegedly belonged to a political party before Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) and informed it about his 90-day preventive detention for questioning.

The Rangers’ personnel, along with their counsel produced Rukunuddin, before the court amid tight security. The rangers informed the court that they had credible information about his involvement in offences related to targeted killing and extortion. The suspect was said to be a Landhi’s sector incharge of a political party.

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 moths 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.