Karachi: ‘Bank agent’ remanded in police custody
KARACHI: The civil judge and judicial magistrate-III, Central, Khushi Mohammad, on Saturday remanded a member of a bank’s recovery team in police custody till May 7 for his alleged role in the suicide of a bank defaulter. According to the prosecution, Mohammad Tufail Shah, 26, who had defaulted on a loan, committed suicide on April 27 by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his house in New Karachi.
Earlier that day, a loan recovery team had visited Tufail’s house and had reportedly misbehaved with his mother and sister, which caused the debtor immense stress and depression.
The police arrested the suspect, Sheikh Mohammad Atif, the leader of the loan recovery team, on May 2. A case (FIR No 8708) under Sections 322, 316, 504 and 506 of the Pakistan Penal Code was registered at the New Karachi police station on the complaint of the deceased’s mother.
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