Bank defaulter case in Karachi
Karachi: The civil judge and judicial magistrate-III, Central, Khushi Mohammad, directed the investigation officer in a case pertaining to the death of an alleged bank defaulter to submit a charge-sheet by May 26. 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 alleged defaulter immense stress and depression.
The police arrested the suspect, Sheikh Mohammad Atif, on May 2. A case (FIR No 87/08) 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.