Suspect remanded to police custody in double murder case


KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC-III) on Friday remanded a target killing suspect, said to be affiliated with a political party, to police custody.

Waqas alias Poee was produced before ATC-III judge, after being detained by the Rangers for 90 days. The prosecution had charged Waqas with killing two men, Mohammad Ali and Noman, within the remits of Risala police station on 24th January 2012.

The court granted the physical remand of a suspect to police custody till 11th March 2014 and directed police to produce him in next hearing along with progress report.

The suspect, Waqas, was arrested during a raid conducted by Rangers within the remits of Risala police station.

A case FIR No, (12/2012) was registered at the Risala police station under Sections 302 (premeditated murder), and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code read with Section-7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997.

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