Two suspects acquitted in murder case

Karachi: An Anti-Terrorism Court-II (ATC-II) on Thursday acquitted two suspects in a murder case due to lack of evidence. ATC-II Judge pronounced the judgment after recording evidence and final arguments from both sides.

However, during their testimony before the trial court the witness refused to identify the accused as killers.

According to the prosecution, the accused had killed one Imran Abbas in Nazimabad on 19th October 2011 and injured a pedestrian Nisar Ahmed during firing.

The suspects belonged to a banned outfit.

A case (FIR No 586/11) was registered under Sections 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code read with Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 at Taimuria police station.

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