Rangers detain five terrorist for 90 days

KARACHI,: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Tuesday informed the administrative judge of Anti-Terrorism Courts (ATC) about the preventive detention of five suspects for 90-day for interrogation.

The personnel of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, along with their counsel, produced Hussain alias shooter, Owais Niazi, Faheem, Ghulam Abbas and Rizwan before ATC administrative judge, Justice Naimatullah Phulpoto of Sindh High Court amid tight security.

According to the Rangers, they had credible information of suspects’ involvement in target killing, extortion and other offences came within the ambit of Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997.

The court allow the paramilitary force to detain the suspects for 90 days for interrogation considering legal provision section 11EEEE (1) of ATA. The Rangers has the authority to detain the suspect for the period of three months for questioning under this Act.

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