Hyderabad: Ex-minister remanded in police custody
HYDERABD: Civil Judge Kotri here on Wednesday remanded former provincial minister for power and relief Altaf Unnar into police custody for five days when he was produced before the court following his arrest in Larkana. He was arrested in a case lodged with the Budhapur police on the complaint of MNA of Pakistan People’s Party, Dr.Azra Pechuho, the sister of PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari.
Earlier police had refused to lodge the case for which an order was passed by concerned additional district and sessions judge on application filed under sections 22-A Cr.PC by Dr. Azra.
The application was filed after the MNA allegedly came under firing on February 10, 2007 in a clash outside a polling station in Budhapur during by-elections of PS-71.
Other accused in the case are former Sindh Inter-Provincial Coordination Minister Dr Sohrab Sarki, Jamshoro district PML president Malik Changez and others.
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