Karachi: Criminal mastermind remanded to CID custody till Oct 6
KARACHI: Raheemullah alias Naeem alias Ali Hassan, the alleged trainer and operator of suicide bombers of the banned religious outfit, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who were killed in an alleged encounter with the law enforcement agencies on September 26, was remanded to CID custody till October 6 by the Karachi Anti Terrorism Court Administrative Judge Justice Khawaja Naveed Ahmed on Saturday. CID Inspector Malik Sabir Hussain submitted remand reports in three different cases against the accused in custody, along with three other accomplices, who were cited as ‘unknown’ in the remand papers.
According to the remand report in the first FIR, 197/2008, registered at the CID police station under section 353/324/ 34 P.P.C, Section 3/4 of the Explosives Act of 1908 and Section 7 of ATA, the incident occurred at house no 266, Sector II–A near the KMC graveyard, Saeedabad, Karachi. Hussain stated that after the three-hour long encounter, the police recovered three Russian hand grenades, two remote controlled explosive devices, bell switch with button switch, two black coloured circuits, two detonators, five fan condensers, two safety devices, one battery with electric wires, one suicide jacket with pouches, 10 kilograms of high explosives mixed with Aluminium powder, nails, ball bearings, needles, screws, a live bomb, a Kalashnikov, a hand grenade, 200 empty Kalashnikov shells, 70 empty T.T. shells, 50 empty shells of a 9 mm rifle and 300 empty shells of government ammunition. The IO sought a remand of accused from September 27 to October 11 but the AJ ordered physical custody of the accused till October 6. The police also obtained remand for the alleged terrorist trainer in two other cases, one of possession of explosives and another of possession of unlicensed arms.