Rawalpindi: 3 accused remanded
RAWALPINDI: An anti–terrorist court (ATC) here on Monday gave three people allegedly involved in a kidnap–for–ransom case into police custody on a five–day physical remand. The court ordered police to produce the three accused namely Shamim Bibi, Ghuncha Gul and Aitebar Khan on September 12 after further investigation. The Airport Police Station had registered a case against the accused under Section 365–A on August 30 for allegedly kidnapping a four–year–old girl Rania.
Muhammad Akram, father of Rania, informed police that housemaid Shamim along with his drivers — Ghuncha Gul and Aitebar Khan — kidnapped his daughter on August 28 and took her to an unknown place. They demanded Rs20 million as ransom a day later on August 29 and threatened to kill Rania. On August 30, Muhammad Akram went to the police station to register a case against the three kidnappers. Police traced telephone calls of the accused and recovered Rania on August 31 from Mardan.
Meanwhile, the ATC sent three people allegedly involved in threatening to blow up offices of the SSP and DIG and District Courts, Rawalpindi, to a 14–day judicial remand here on Monday. The accused would be produced in the court on September 22.
The Civil Lines Police Station had registered a case against Khurram Ishtiaq, Ghulam Mustafa and Shamim Alam last month for allegedly threatening to blow up offices of the SSP and DIG along with the Rawalpindi District Courts with powerful bombs and arrested them on August 24.