Murder case accused remanded to jail custody


Karachi: Anti-Terrorism Court-V (ATC-V) on Thursday remanded an accused to jail custody till 20 December 2013 in a kidnapping for ransom and murder case. Police produced the accused before ATC-V Judge under tight security. According to the prosecution, the accused, Salman, had demanded Rs500000 protection money from Dilawar Khan, a professor of Jamia Millia College and extended him threats of killing in case of non-payment. The case was registered on complaint of Dilawar Khan, who told the police that the accused kidnapped his son Ahmed and latter killed him.

The accused was booked under section 365-A (kidnapping for ransom). Later, a police party arrested him from the limits of Orangi Town police station during a raid on June 11, 2103.

On the complaint of Dilawar Khan, a case was registered at the Orangi police station under Sections 365-A, 302 (premeditated murder) 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code read with Section 7 of the Anti-terrorism Act.

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