Haider murder case: witness records statement

Karachi: Anti-Terrorism Court-I (ATC-I) on Thursday recorded the statement of witness in the case of killing of one Ghulam Haider, who was killed by a rangers personnel in Shah Faisal Colony on 4th June 2013.

Witness stated that Shahzad Masih, a personnel of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, did not want to kill Haider, as he attempted to stop his vehicle, since Haider along with his cousin was fleeing after hitting a motorcyclist.

ATC-I Judge adjourned the hearing till 29 January 2014.

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 from behind and as a result Ghulam Haide died.

The 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 on a complaint of the cousin of the deceased.

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