Rawalpindi: 6 terror suspects on 14-day remand
RAWALPINDI: Anti Terrorism Court No II on Tuesday sent six suspected terrorists, facing charges of involvement in a suicide bomb attack on Hamza Camps last year, on 14-day judicial remand and adjourned the hearing till September 2. New Town police had arrested the suspects for their alleged involvement in a suicide attack on Hamza Camp last year. They were presented before the court after their four-day physical remand ended.
Judge Sakhi Muhammad Kahoot extended their remand for 14 more days. Shafiqur Rehman, Muhammad Mazharul Haq, Niaz Ahmed, Syed Abdul Majid, Syed Abdul Saboor and Syed Abdul Basit were brought to the court amid tight security and guarded by the Elite Force.
Meanwhile, RA Bazaar police requested for 10-day physical remand of four of the six suspects – Shafiqur Rehman, Muhammad Mazharul Haq, Niaz Ahmad and Syed Abdul Saboor – for their alleged involvement in a suicide attack last year.
The investigation officer (IO) stated that a terror suspect Amir was arrested on the base of information provided by the four mentioned above and added that the police could trace the vehicle used in the attack by extending the investigation.
Upon this, the court granted four-day physical remand of the four accused and adjourned the hearing till August 23.
Shaukat Aziz attack case: Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) No–II on Tuesday recorded statements of three witnesses of Shaukat Aziz attack case and adjourned hearing till August 26.
The court headed by Judge Sakhi Muhammad Kahout recorded the witnesses’ statements during jail trial. The ATC No-II is trying the three accused – Usman, Moulvi Imtiaz and Nazir Usama – for their alleged involvement in a suicide attack on former premier Shaukat Aziz during his electioneering at Jaffar village, Fatehjang Road, on July 30, 2004. The suicide attack had claimed seven lives and left about 70 others injured, but not hurt Aziz.