Karachi: Order on five suspects’ bail plea deferred
KARACHI: The court of additional district and sessions judge-II, central, on Monday deferred till Tuesday the order on the bail applications of five suspected terrorists arrested on the eve of Ashura since the judge was on leave.
The court on June 27 indicted five suspected terrorists on charges of possessing weapons and explosive substance and planning to carry out attacks on processions during Ashura.
They had pleaded not guilty and opted to contest the case. The prosecution said five suspected terrorists, Syed Mohammed Waseem alias Imran, Mohammed Ajaz alias Abdul Rehman, Jamil Ahmed alias Wazir Akbar, Mohammed Hamid alias Qasim and a would-be suicide bomber, Aziz Ahmed alias Mohammed Khan, were arrested by the CID police on Jan 19 in North Karachi. The suspects were allegedly planning to carry out suicide attacks on the processions during Ashura.